La Fontenelle tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateaudun at 23 km from La Fontenelle

Visit La Fontenelle: highlights and tourist information

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La Fontenelle 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 La Fontenelle in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaudun at 23 km and Vendome at 30 km.

La Fontenelle, France: places to visit and attractions

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



National Monument at 23 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Chateaudun guide


at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Vendome guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lavardin guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of...

See Le Perche guide


at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural...

See Belleme guide


at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find plenty to...

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered to be one...

See Chartres Cathedral guide


at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Beaugency guide


at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 62 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide

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Map of places to visit near La Fontenelle


Markets in and near La Fontenelle

  • Droue: market Tuesday (4km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (9km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (13km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (17km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (21km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (23km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (23km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near La Fontenelle, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (31km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (43km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (35km)

Geography and distances

La Fontenelle is in the western-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: La Fontenelle is 132 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Fontenelle

Canton: Droué

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41270

Distance to La Fontenelle

from Blois (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 132 km

from Calais: 327 km

from Nice: 684 km

from Bordeaux: 379 km

from Strasbourg: 500 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 Fontenelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arville, Boursay, Droue, Le Gault-Perche and Le Poislay.

This page in French: Visiter La Fontenelle


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