Renay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vendome at 9 km from Renay

Visit Renay: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Renay in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vendome at 9 km and Lavardin at 24 km.

Renay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vendome

Vendome

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vendome guide
Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lavardin guide
Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun...

See Chateaudun guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
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Blois

Blois

at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Blois guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 36 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

A small town on the banks of the Loire River, Beaugency squeezes...

See Beaugency guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Meung-sur-Loire

Meung-sur-Loire

at 40 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans....

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 40 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

The Jardins de Roquelin is a pretty rose garden in the Loire...

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 50 km (direction south-south-west), 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 Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide

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Markets in and near Renay

  • Pezou: market Thursday (3km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (18km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (25km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (25km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (27km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Renay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (22km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (22km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (30km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (39km)
  • Les prés-Culand (40km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Renay is in the western-centre of France at 30 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Renay is 143 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Renay

Canton: Selommes

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41100

Distance to Renay

from Blois (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 143 km

from Calais: 349 km

from Nice: 660 km

from Bordeaux: 360 km

from Strasbourg: 494 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 Renay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Areines, Busloup, Faye, Freteval, La Chapelle-Encherie, Lignieres, Lisle, Meslay, Pezou, Roce and Saint-Firmin-Des-Pres.

This page in French: Visiter Renay

 
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