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Monthou-sur-Cher tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Chenonceau at 17 km from Monthou-sur-Cher

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Visit Monthou-sur-Cher: highlights and tourist information

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Monthou-sur-Cher 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 28 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Monthou-sur-Cher is 185 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chenonceau at 17 km and Chateau de Chaumont at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monthou-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 Monthou-sur-Cher 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 Monthou-sur-Cher

Markets in and near Monthou-sur-Cher

Market days in Monthou-sur-Cher: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (6km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (11km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (11km)
  • Contres: market Friday (13km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (17km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (21km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (21km)

More information about Monthou-sur-Cher, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Monthou-sur-Cher, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (12km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (17km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (17km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (22km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (28km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (44km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (12km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Monthou-sur-Cher

Canton: Montrichard

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41400

Distance to Monthou-sur-Cher

from Blois (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 185 km

from Calais: 403 km

from Nice: 617 km

from Bordeaux: 314 km

from Strasbourg: 500 km

Getting here

Monthou-sur-Cher 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 Monthou-sur-Cher from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ange, Bourre, Choussy, Pontlevoy, Pouille, Thenay and Thesee.

This page in French: Visiter Monthou-sur-Cher

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