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Mennetou-sur-Cher tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mennetou-sur-Cher in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Valencay at 26 km from Mennetou-sur-Cher

Visit Mennetou-sur-Cher: highlights and tourist information

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Mennetou-sur-Cher 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.

Mennetou-sur-Cher, 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 Mennetou-sur-Cher in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



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

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

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 Chateau de Valencay...

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre department

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but we enjoyed a...

See Issoudun guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles,...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide


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

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blois guide

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Map of places to visit near Mennetou-sur-Cher


Markets in and near Mennetou-sur-Cher

Market days in Mennetou-sur-Cher: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (0km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Langon: market Friday (4km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (14km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (16km)
  • Salbris: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (23km)

Hotels near Mennetou-sur-Cher

More information about Mennetou-sur-Cher, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Mennetou-sur-Cher, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (30km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (45km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (47km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (39km)

Geography and distances

Mennetou-sur-Cher is in the western-centre of France at 54 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Mennetou-sur-Cher is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mennetou-sur-Cher

Canton: Mennetou-sur-Cher

Arrondissement: Romorantin-Lanthenay

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41320

Distance to Mennetou-sur-Cher

from Blois (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 409 km

from Nice: 578 km

from Bordeaux: 330 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 Mennetou-sur-Cher from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatres-sur-Cher, Langon, Maray, Saint-Georges-sur-la-Pree, Saint-Loup and Thenioux.

This page in French: Visiter Mennetou-sur-Cher

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