Gievres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gievres in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Valencay at 15 km from Gievres

Visit Gievres: highlights and tourist information

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Gievres is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gievres in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Valencay at 15 km and Chateau de Valencay at 15 km.

Gievres, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction south-west), in the Indre department

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest a visit...

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 15 km (direction south-west), in the Indre department

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay among the...

See Chateau de Valencay guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 29 km (direction north-west)

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles, and also...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle and the...

See Montresor guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds all expectations with...

See Chateau de Chambord guide


at 43 km (direction north-west)

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and other monuments...

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 43 km (direction north-west)

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau de Blois is...

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de Chaumont, one of...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide


at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Indre department

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but we enjoyed a stroll around...

See Issoudun guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are among several sights of importance...

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 45 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river and gardens designed...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide

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Markets in and near Gievres

Market days in Gievres: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Gievres: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (3km)
  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (9km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Langon: market Friday (12km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (15km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (20km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Gievres, France

What to do at Gievres? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gievres.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (26km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (26km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (36km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (43km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (44km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (20km)
  • Issoudun (44km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (24km)

Geography and distances

Gievres is in the western-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Gievres is 183 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gievres

Canton: Selles-sur-Cher

Arrondissement: Romorantin-Lanthenay

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41130

Distance to Gievres

from Blois (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 183 km

from Calais: 409 km

from Nice: 590 km

from Bordeaux: 322 km

from Strasbourg: 476 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chabris, La Chapelle-Montmartin and Pruniers-en-Sologne.

This page in French: Visiter Gievres