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Montrouveau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montrouveau in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Lavardin at 12 km from Montrouveau

Visit Montrouveau: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 12 km and Vendome at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montrouveau, 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 Montrouveau in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east)

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle...

See Lavardin guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vendome guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 35 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 36 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tours guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide


at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 43 km (direction west), in the Sarthe department

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of...

See Chateau du Lude guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored,...

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide


at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Langeais guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montrouveau


Markets in and near Montrouveau

  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (11km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (13km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (16km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (22km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (23km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (26km)

More information about Montrouveau, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Montrouveau, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (51km)

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)

  • Cogners (18km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (35km)
  • Coulaines (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (29km)
  • Spaycific'Zoo (49km)

Geography and distances

Montrouveau is in the western-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Montrouveau is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montrouveau

Canton: Montoire-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41800

Distance to Montrouveau

from Blois (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 369 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 530 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 Montrouveau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artins, Couture-sur-Loir, Les Essarts, Les Hayes, Les Hermites, Ponce-sur-le-Loir, Ternay and Villedieu-le-Chateau.

This page in French: Visiter Montrouveau

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