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Maray tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maray in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Valencay at 26 km from Maray

Visit Maray: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Valencay at 26 km and Chateau de Valencay at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maray, 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 Maray in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Valencay

Valencay

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

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but...

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

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

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the...

See Chateau de Valencay guide
Mehun-sur-Yevre

Mehun-sur-Yevre

at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are among...

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Issoudun

Issoudun

at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre department

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but...

See Issoudun guide
 
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Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide
Bourges

Bourges

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it also has...

See Bourges guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with...

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 50 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Aubigny-sur-Nere

Aubigny-sur-Nere

at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide
Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre department

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux...

See Chateauroux guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 56 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Blois

Blois

at 56 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blois guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maray

 
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Markets in and near Maray

  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (3km)
  • Langon: market Friday (6km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (12km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (17km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (22km)

More information about Maray, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Maray, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (28km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (43km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (50km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (20km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Maray is in the western-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Maray is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maray

Canton: Mennetou-sur-Cher

Arrondissement: Romorantin-Lanthenay

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41320

Distance to Maray

from Blois (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 412 km

from Nice: 575 km

from Bordeaux: 328 km

from Strasbourg: 462 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 Maray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatres-sur-Cher, Genouilly, Langon, Mennetou-sur-Cher, Saint-Georges-sur-la-Pree, Saint-Loup and Thenioux.

This page in French: Visiter Maray

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