Le Temple tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vendome at 18 km from Le Temple

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Le Temple 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 Le Temple in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vendome at 18 km and Lavardin at 21 km.

Le Temple, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vendome guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lavardin guide


National Monument at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Chateaudun guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
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at 44 km (direction north-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


at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 56 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide


at 57 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 62 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide

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Map of places to visit near Le Temple


Markets in and near Le Temple

  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (6km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (14km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (17km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (18km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (20km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (21km)

More information about Le Temple, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Le Temple, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (42km)
  • Le pré Catelan (47km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (48km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (22km)

Geography and distances

Le Temple is in the western-centre of France at 48 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Le Temple is 146 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Temple

Canton: Mondoubleau

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41170

Distance to Le Temple

from Blois (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 146 km

from Calais: 342 km

from Nice: 679 km

from Bordeaux: 363 km

from Strasbourg: 509 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 Le Temple from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauchene, Cormenon, Epuisay, Mondoubleau and Saint-Marc-du-Cor.

This page in French: Visiter Le Temple


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