Montresor tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle and the collegiale church that will be the focus of your visit to the pretty village of Montresor

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Montresor. For detailed visitor information see the Montresor travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Montresor include "most beautiful village".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chenonceau at 21 km and Chateau de Valencay at 27 km.

Montresor, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place...

See Loches guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 27 km (direction east), in the Indre department

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 28 km (direction east), in the Indre department

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

See Valencay guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide


at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 32 km (direction north-west)

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 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 36 km (direction north-west), 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
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 45 km (direction south), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-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 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide

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Markets in and near Montresor

  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (19km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (20km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (21km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (25km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (26km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Montresor, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Montresor, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (34km)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (21km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (41km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (45km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (47km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (25km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (49km)
  • Chateauroux (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (15km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (44km)

Geography and distances

Montresor is in the eastern-center of France at 47 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Montresor is 208 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montresor

Canton: Montrésor

Arrondissement: Loches

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37460

Distance to Montresor

from Tours (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 208 km

from Calais: 425 km

from Nice: 609 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 513 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 Montresor from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-Village, Chemille-sur-Indrois and Villeloin-Coulange.

This page in French: Visiter Montresor