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Onzain tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Chaumont at 2 km from Onzain

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Visit Onzain: highlights and tourist information

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Onzain is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the western-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Onzain is 174 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chaumont at 2 km and Blois at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Onzain, 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 Onzain in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Onzain


Markets in and near Onzain

  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (8km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (9km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (11km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (12km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (14km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (15km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (16km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (17km)

More information about Onzain, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Onzain, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (23km)

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 (2km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (16km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (16km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (21km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (23km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (36km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (38km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (49km)
  • Les prés-Culand (54km)

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 (40km)
  • Veuil (50km)
  • Cogners (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (14km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Onzain

Canton: Herbault

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41150

Distance to Onzain

from Blois (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 174 km

from Calais: 387 km

from Nice: 634 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 503 km

Getting here

Onzain is in the western-centre of France. 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 Onzain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chouzy-sur-Cisse, Coulanges, Mesland, Monteaux, Mosnes, Rilly-sur-Loire, Seillac and Veuves.

This page in French: Visiter Onzain

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