Fontaines-en-Sologne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontaines-en-Sologne: highlights and tourist information

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Fontaines-en-Sologne is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the western-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Fontaines-en-Sologne is 161 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cheverny at 7 km and Chateau de Chambord at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontaines-en-Sologne, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fontaines-en-Sologne in Centre-Loire Valley.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loir-et-Cher

Map of places to visit near Fontaines-en-Sologne

Markets in and near Fontaines-en-Sologne

  • Bracieux: market Thursday (5km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Huisseau-sur-Cosson: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (13km)
  • Contres: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (19km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)

More information about Fontaines-en-Sologne, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Fontaines-en-Sologne, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fontaines-en-Sologne.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (17km)
  • Talcy Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (13km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (19km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (30km)
  • Les prés-Culand (37km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (42km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (43km)
  • Olivet (47km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (48km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (33km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (42km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaines-en-Sologne

Canton: Bracieux

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 41250

Distance to Fontaines-en-Sologne

from Blois (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 161 km

from Calais: 383 km

from Nice: 614 km

from Bordeaux: 339 km

from Strasbourg: 476 km

Getting here

Fontaines-en-Sologne is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors will either fly into one of the airports in Paris or arrive from a ferry port such as caen or Le Havre, approx. 3-4 hours drive. For driving distances to Fontaines-en-Sologne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bauzy, Bracieux, Courmemin and Tour-en-Sologne.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaines-en-Sologne