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Monthodon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monthodon in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Lavardin at 11 km from Monthodon

Visit Monthodon: highlights and tourist information

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Monthodon is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 11 km and Vendome at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Monthodon, 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 Monthodon in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Lavardin guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Vendome guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Amboise guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments,...

See Tours guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 38 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 42 km (direction south-west)

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it...

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 48 km (direction south-west)

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town...

See Langeais guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Monthodon


Markets in and near Monthodon

  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (12km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (19km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (21km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (23km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (27km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (28km)

Hotels near Monthodon

More information about Monthodon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Monthodon, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (18km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (22km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (31km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (32km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (32km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (37km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (40km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (42km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (43km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (49km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (28km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (18km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (59km)

Geography and distances

Monthodon is in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Monthodon is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monthodon

Canton: Château-Renault

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37110

Distance to Monthodon

from Tours (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 374 km

from Nice: 665 km

from Bordeaux: 331 km

from Strasbourg: 523 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-channel ports such as Caen and Le Havre (about 3-4 hours drive from here) or fly into Paris and drive south from there. For driving distances to Monthodon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authon, Le Boulay and Neuville-sur-Brenne.

This page in French: Visiter Monthodon

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