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Visit Pray: highlights and tourist information

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Pray 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 18 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Pray is 160 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vendome at 13 km and Lavardin at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pray, 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 Pray 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 Pray


Markets in and near Pray

  • Herbault: market Monday (8km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (21km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (21km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (21km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (23km)

More information about Pray, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Pray, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (14km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (18km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (23km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (25km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (27km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (39km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (45km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (47km)
  • Les prés-Culand (47km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (40km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (19km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pray

Canton: Selommes

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41190

Distance to Pray

from Blois (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 160 km

from Calais: 368 km

from Nice: 651 km

from Bordeaux: 342 km

from Strasbourg: 502 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Crucheray, Gombergean, Lance, Lancome, Landes-le-Gaulois, Nourray, Tourailles and Villeromain.

This page in French: Visiter Pray

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