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La Fontenelle tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Fontenelle in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateaudun at 23 km from La Fontenelle

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Visit La Fontenelle: highlights and tourist information

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La Fontenelle 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 57 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: La Fontenelle is 132 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaudun at 23 km and Vendome at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Fontenelle, 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 Fontenelle 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 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)

More information about La Fontenelle, Loire Valley

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

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

La Fontenelle 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 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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