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Montrichard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montrichard in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Chenonceau at 9 km from Montrichard

Visit Montrichard: highlights and tourist information

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Montrichard is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chenonceau at 9 km and Chateau de Chaumont at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montrichard, 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 Montrichard in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 9 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 16 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 16 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
 
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Amboise

Amboise

at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Blois

Blois

at 29 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 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Loches

Loches

at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Loches guide
Valencay

Valencay

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre department

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

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre department

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 37 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loir-et-Cher

Map of places to visit near Montrichard

 
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Markets in and near Montrichard

Market days in Montrichard: weekly market: Friday;

  • Montrichard: market Friday (0km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (7km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (18km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (19km)
  • Contres: market Friday (20km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (23km)

More information about Montrichard, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Montrichard, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (9km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (15km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (26km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (26km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (30km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (38km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (40km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (46km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (36km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (17km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montrichard is in the western-centre of France at 30 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Montrichard is 189 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montrichard

Canton: Montrichard

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41400

Distance to Montrichard

from Blois (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 189 km

from Calais: 404 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 310 km

from Strasbourg: 508 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 Montrichard 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, Chissay-en-Touraine, Faverolles-sur-Cher, Pontlevoy, Saint-Georges-sur-Cher and Saint-Julien-de-Chedon.

This page in French: Visiter Montrichard

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