Les Essarts tourism and travel guide

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Visit Les Essarts: highlights and tourist information

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Les Essarts 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 48 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Les Essarts is 173 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 12 km and Vendome at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Les Essarts, 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 Les Essarts 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 Les Essarts

Markets in and near Les Essarts

  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (11km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (11km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (18km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (21km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (23km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (24km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Les Essarts, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Les Essarts, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (6km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (16km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (33km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (38km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (38km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (43km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (45km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (46km)
  • Parc de Lathan (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (16km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (37km)
  • Coulaines (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (31km)
  • Spaycific'Zoo (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Essarts

Canton: Montoire-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41800

Distance to Les Essarts

from Blois (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 173 km

from Calais: 367 km

from Nice: 677 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 530 km

Getting here

Les Essarts 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 Les Essarts from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artins, Couture-sur-Loir, Les Hayes, Montrouveau, Ponce-sur-le-Loir, Saint-Jacques-Des-Guerets, Souge, Ternay, Troo and Villedieu-le-Chateau.

This page in French: Visiter Les Essarts