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Monthou-sur-Bievre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monthou-sur-Bievre in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Chaumont at 8 km from Monthou-sur-Bievre

Visit Monthou-sur-Bievre: highlights and tourist information

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Monthou-sur-Bievre is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chaumont at 8 km and Blois at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Monthou-sur-Bievre, 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 Monthou-sur-Bievre in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Blois

Blois

at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
 
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Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 24 km (direction west-south-west), 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
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Amboise

Amboise

at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Vendome guide
Valencay

Valencay

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Indre department

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

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Indre department

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

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Map of places to visit near Monthou-sur-Bievre

 
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Markets in and near Monthou-sur-Bievre

  • Les Montils: market Saturday (2km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (7km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (9km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (10km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (11km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (11km)
  • Contres: market Friday (12km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Monthou-sur-Bievre, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (5km)
  • Talcy Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (8km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (9km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (13km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (24km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (34km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (38km)
  • Les prés-Culand (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (23km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Monthou-sur-Bievre is in the western-centre of France at 13 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Monthou-sur-Bievre is 172 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monthou-sur-Bievre

Canton: Contres

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41120

Distance to Monthou-sur-Bievre

from Blois (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 172 km

from Calais: 388 km

from Nice: 626 km

from Bordeaux: 327 km

from Strasbourg: 495 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 Monthou-sur-Bievre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cande-sur-Beuvron, Chitenay, Chouzy-sur-Cisse, Feings, Fougeres-sur-Bievre, Les Montils, Ouchamps, Sambin, Seur and Valaire.

This page in French: Visiter Monthou-sur-Bievre

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