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La Colombe tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Colombe in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateaudun at 21 km from La Colombe

Visit La Colombe: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaudun at 21 km and Beaugency at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Colombe, 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 La Colombe in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 21 km (direction ), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River...

See Chateaudun guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

A small town on the banks of the Loire River, Beaugency squeezes...

See Beaugency guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many...

See Vendome guide
Meung-sur-Loire

Meung-sur-Loire

at 25 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans....

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
 
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Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 25 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

The Jardins de Roquelin is a pretty rose garden in the...

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 34 km (direction south)

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the...

See Chateau de Blois guide
Blois

Blois

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Blois guide
Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above...

See Lavardin guide
Orleans

Orleans

at 40 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

The large town of Orleans has a great deal to recommend...

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 40 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

The Hotel Groslot is a beautiful mansion close to the...

See Hotel Groslot guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 40 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

The carvings and grandeur of the western facade are the...

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 43 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

The Parc Floral de la Source is an extensive park to...

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Colombe

 
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Markets in and near La Colombe

  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (12km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (16km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (17km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (20km)
  • Mer: market Monday (21km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (25km)

More information about La Colombe, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near La Colombe, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (14km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Talcy (14km)
  • Les prés-Culand (25km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (33km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (37km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (39km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (38km)
  • Olivet (40km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (41km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Colombe is in the western-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: La Colombe is 130 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Colombe

Canton: Ouzouer-le-Marché

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41160

Distance to La Colombe

from Blois (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 130 km

from Calais: 342 km

from Nice: 652 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 478 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 La Colombe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Autainville, Moisy, Ouzouer-le-Doyen, Saint-Laurent-Des-Bois, Semerville and Vievy-le-Raye.

This page in French: Visiter La Colombe

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