Saint-Avit tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Avit: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Avit 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 63 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Saint-Avit is 136 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Bernard at 22 km and Nogent-le-Rotrou at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Avit, 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-Avit 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-Avit

Markets in and near Saint-Avit

  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (7km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (12km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (14km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (23km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Saint-Avit, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Avit, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (34km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (41km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Avit

Canton: Mondoubleau

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41170

Distance to Saint-Avit

from Blois (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 136 km

from Calais: 325 km

from Nice: 692 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 508 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arville, Chapelle-Guillaume, La Bazoche-Gouet, Le Gault-Perche, Le Plessis-Dorin and Oigny.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Avit