Montlouis-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montlouis-sur-Loire in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters at 10 km from Montlouis-sur-Loire

Visit Montlouis-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions Book a visit

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Montlouis-sur-Loire in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters at 10 km and Tours at 10 km.

Montlouis-sur-Loire, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 10 km (direction west)

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 10 km (direction west)

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 11 km (direction west)

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide


at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Amboise guide
Advertisement (place your advert here)
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 12 km (direction east)

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 13 km (direction east)

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

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

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its castle but also...

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

Not the most luxurious or largest castle in the region, it is...

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 32 km (direction west)

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known...

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 33 km (direction west)

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and...

See Chateau de Langeais guide

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

Arrange a visit to Montlouis-sur-Loire

Organise your visit using the options shown...

Hotels in Montlouis-sur-Loire best prices


For great prices on car hire throughout France and Corsica please visit our recommended partner at

Map of places to visit near Montlouis-sur-Loire


Markets in and near Montlouis-sur-Loire

Market days in Montlouis-sur-Loire: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Montlouis-sur-Loire: market Thursday (0km)
  • Saint-Avertin: market Wednesday & Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Des-Corps: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Esvres: market Saturday (12km)
  • La Riche: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Cormery: market Thursday (13km)

More information about Montlouis-sur-Loire, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Montlouis-sur-Loire, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (6km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (12km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (19km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (43km)

Geography and distances

Montlouis-sur-Loire is in the eastern-center of France at 10 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Montlouis-sur-Loire is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montlouis-sur-Loire

Canton: Montlouis-sur-Loire

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37270

Distance to Montlouis-sur-Loire

from Tours (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 403 km

from Nice: 647 km

from Bordeaux: 304 km

from Strasbourg: 532 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 Montlouis-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azay-sur-Cher, La Ville-Aux-Dames, Larcay, Noizay, Rochecorbon, Veretz, Vernou-sur-Brenne and Vouvray.

This page in French: Visiter Montlouis-sur-Loire


Advertise on this site - ad on this page 6 euros / pounds per year