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Lunay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lunay in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Lavardin at 8 km from Lunay

Visit Lunay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 8 km and Vendome at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lunay, 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 Lunay in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lavardin guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Vendome guide
Blois

Blois

at 40 km (direction east-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 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
 
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Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 43 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
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 45 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Amboise

Amboise

at 46 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide
Tours

Tours

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lunay

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Markets in and near Lunay

  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (8km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (18km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (18km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (19km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about Lunay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Lunay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (40km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (20km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (40km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (42km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (20km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lunay is in the western-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Lunay is 157 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lunay

Canton: Savigny-sur-Braye

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41360

Distance to Lunay

from Blois (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 355 km

from Nice: 672 km

from Bordeaux: 350 km

from Strasbourg: 514 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 Lunay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fortan, Les Roches-l'Eveque, Mazange, Saint-Rimay, Thore-la-Rochette, Villavard and Villiers-sur-Loir.

This page in French: Visiter Lunay

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