Menars tourism and travel guide

Photo of Menars in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Menars: highlights and tourist information

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Menars 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 8 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Menars is 152 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Blois at 8 km and Blois at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Menars, 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 Menars 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 Menars

Markets in and near Menars

  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Huisseau-sur-Cosson: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (9km)
  • Mer: market Monday (11km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (13km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (13km)
  • Bracieux: market Thursday (14km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (17km)

More information about Menars, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Menars, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (15km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (8km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (11km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (15km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (24km)
  • Les prés-Culand (31km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (43km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (45km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Olivet (45km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (46km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (47km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (34km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Menars

Canton: Mer

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41500

Distance to Menars

from Blois (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 152 km

from Calais: 370 km

from Nice: 631 km

from Bordeaux: 347 km

from Strasbourg: 482 km

Getting here

Menars 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 Menars from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blois, Cour-sur-Loire, Huisseau-sur-Cosson, La Chaussee-Saint-Victor, Maslives, Montlivault, Saint-Claude-de-Diray, Saint-Denis-sur-Loire, Suevres and Villerbon.

This page in French: Visiter Menars