Saint-Aignan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Aignan in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Saint-Aignan: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Aignan 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 36 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Saint-Aignan is 191 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Saint-Aignan include "zoo or wildlife park".

Popular places to visit nearby include Montresor at 18 km and Valencay at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Aignan, 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 Saint-Aignan 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 Saint-Aignan

Markets in and near Saint-Aignan

Market days in Saint-Aignan: weekly market: Saturday all day;

  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (0km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (2km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (13km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (16km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (17km)
  • Contres: market Friday (17km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (21km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (22km)

More information about Saint-Aignan, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Aignan, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (20km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (24km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (28km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (34km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (20km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Aignan

Canton: Saint-Aignan

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41110

Distance to Saint-Aignan

from Blois (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 191 km

from Calais: 411 km

from Nice: 607 km

from Bordeaux: 310 km

from Strasbourg: 497 km

Getting here

Saint-Aignan 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 Saint-Aignan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauvieux, Mareuil-sur-Cher, Noyers-sur-Cher, Saint-Romain-sur-Cher and Seigy.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Aignan