Fortan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fortan in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Fortan: highlights and tourist information

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Fortan 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 42 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Fortan is 154 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 12 km and Vendome at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fortan, 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 Fortan 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 Fortan

Markets in and near Fortan

  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (11km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (15km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (16km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (17km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (27km)

More information about Fortan, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Fortan, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (40km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (40km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (44km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (45km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (19km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fortan

Canton: Savigny-sur-Braye

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41360

Distance to Fortan

from Blois (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 154 km

from Calais: 352 km

from Nice: 674 km

from Bordeaux: 354 km

from Strasbourg: 512 km

Getting here

Fortan 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 Fortan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lunay, Mazange and Villiers-sur-Loir.

This page in French: Visiter Fortan