Roches tourism and travel guide

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Visit Roches: highlights and tourist information

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Roches 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 24 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Roches is 135 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaugency at 14 km and Meung-sur-Loire at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Roches, 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 Roches 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 Roches

Markets in and near Roches

  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Mer: market Monday (10km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (13km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (15km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Huisseau-sur-Cosson: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Roches, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Roches, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (3km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Talcy (3km)
  • Les prés-Culand (19km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (24km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (29km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (37km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (39km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (34km)
  • Olivet (35km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (38km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Roches

Canton: Marchenoir

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41370

Distance to Roches

from Blois (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 135 km

from Calais: 352 km

from Nice: 641 km

from Bordeaux: 364 km

from Strasbourg: 475 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briou, Concriers, Josnes, Le Plessis-l'Echelle, Lorges, Madeleine-Villefrouin, Marchenoir, Saint-Leonard-en-Beauce, Seris and Talcy.

This page in French: Visiter Roches