Pontlevoy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pontlevoy in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Pontlevoy: highlights and tourist information

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Pontlevoy 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 23 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Pontlevoy is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chaumont at 11 km and Chateau de Chenonceau at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pontlevoy, 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 Pontlevoy 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 Pontlevoy

Markets in and near Pontlevoy

Market days in Pontlevoy: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (0km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (7km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (12km)
  • Contres: market Friday (14km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (17km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (17km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (18km)

More information about Pontlevoy, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Pontlevoy, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pontlevoy.


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (9km)
  • Cloisters of la Psalette (42km)
  • Talcy Chateau (45km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (11km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (16km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (19km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (29km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (42km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (44km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (50km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (36km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (18km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontlevoy

Canton: Montrichard

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41400

Distance to Pontlevoy

from Blois (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 398 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 317 km

from Strasbourg: 501 km

Getting here

Pontlevoy 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 Pontlevoy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourre, Monthou-sur-Cher, Montrichard, Sambin and Thenay.

This page in French: Visiter Pontlevoy