Lance tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lance: highlights and tourist information

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Lance 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 22 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Lance is 160 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vendome at 11 km and Lavardin at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lance, 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 Lance 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 Lance

Markets in and near Lance

  • Herbault: market Monday (11km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (17km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (18km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (20km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (27km)

More information about Lance, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Lance, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (29km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (34km)
  • Cloisters of la Psalette (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (10km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (22km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (25km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (29km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (29km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (32km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (41km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (44km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (46km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (36km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lance

Canton: Saint-Amand-Longpré

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41310

Distance to Lance

from Blois (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 160 km

from Calais: 366 km

from Nice: 655 km

from Bordeaux: 342 km

from Strasbourg: 505 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Crucheray, Gombergean, Huisseau-en-Beauce, Lancome, Nourray, Pray, Saint-Amand-Longpre, Saint-Gourgon and Villeromain.

This page in French: Visiter Lance