Houssay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Houssay in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Houssay: highlights and tourist information

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Houssay 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 34 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Houssay is 161 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 4 km and Vendome at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Houssay, 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 Houssay 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 Houssay

Markets in and near Houssay

  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (17km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (20km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (24km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (25km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Houssay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Houssay, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (4km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (21km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (34km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (34km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (38km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (41km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (44km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (24km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Houssay

Canton: Montoire-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41800

Distance to Houssay

from Blois (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 161 km

from Calais: 361 km

from Nice: 666 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 513 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambloy, Huisseau-en-Beauce, Lavardin, Les Roches-l'Eveque, Marcilly-en-Beauce, Montoire-sur-le-Loir, Saint-Arnoult, Saint-Rimay, Sasnieres, Thore-la-Rochette, Villavard, Villiers-sur-Loir and Villiersfaux.

This page in French: Visiter Houssay