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Mosnes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mosnes in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau de Chaumont at 7 km from Mosnes

Visit Mosnes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chaumont at 7 km and Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mosnes, 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 Mosnes in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 7 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 27 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Tours guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montresor guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Lavardin guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds...

See Chateau de Chambord guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mosnes


Markets in and near Mosnes

  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (14km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (14km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (14km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (15km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (17km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (18km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)

More information about Mosnes, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Mosnes, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (16km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (6km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (15km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (17km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (23km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (23km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (32km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (32km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (43km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (48km)
  • Les prés-Culand (61km)

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 (33km)
  • Veuil (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (11km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (30km)

Geography and distances

Mosnes is in the eastern-center of France at 32 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Mosnes is 181 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mosnes

Canton: Amboise

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37530

Distance to Mosnes

from Tours (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 181 km

from Calais: 392 km

from Nice: 636 km

from Bordeaux: 319 km

from Strasbourg: 510 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 Mosnes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cangey, Charge, Limeray, Mesland, Monteaux, Onzain, Rilly-sur-Loire, Saint-Regle, Souvigny-de-Touraine, Vallieres-les-Grandes and Veuves.

This page in French: Visiter Mosnes

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