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Les Montils tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Montils in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Chaumont at 9 km from Les Montils

Visit Les Montils: highlights and tourist information

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Les Montils is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chaumont at 9 km and Blois at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Montils, 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 Montils in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 9 km (direction west)

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Blois

Blois

at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 12 km (direction east)

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
 
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Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de...

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens...

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Amboise

Amboise

at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you...

See Amboise guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Vendome guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old...

See Montresor guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Loiret department

A small town on the banks of the Loire...

See Beaugency guide
Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavardin guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loir-et-Cher

Map of places to visit near Les Montils

 
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Markets in and near Les Montils

Market days in Les Montils: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Les Montils: market Saturday (0km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (5km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (7km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (9km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (10km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (12km)
  • Contres: market Friday (13km)
  • Huisseau-sur-Cosson: market Wednesday (16km)

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Tourist attractions near Les Montils, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (6km)
  • Talcy Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (8km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (9km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (11km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (26km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (32km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (37km)
  • Les prés-Culand (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (23km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Les Montils is in the western-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Les Montils is 170 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Montils

Canton: Contres

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41120

Distance to Les Montils

from Blois (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 170 km

from Calais: 386 km

from Nice: 627 km

from Bordeaux: 329 km

from Strasbourg: 494 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 Les Montils from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cande-sur-Beuvron, Chailles, Chitenay, Chouzy-sur-Cisse, Coulanges, Fougeres-sur-Bievre, Monthou-sur-Bievre, Ouchamps, Seur and Valaire.

This page in French: Visiter Les Montils

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