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Saint-Denis-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Denis-sur-Loire in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Blois at 6 km from Saint-Denis-sur-Loire

Visit Saint-Denis-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Denis-sur-Loire is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Blois at 6 km and Blois at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Denis-sur-Loire, 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-Denis-sur-Loire in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide


at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loiret department

A small town on the banks of the Loire...

See Beaugency guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vendome guide


at 33 km (direction north-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 33 km (direction north-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you...

See Amboise guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavardin guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loir-et-Cher

Map of places to visit near Saint-Denis-sur-Loire


Markets in and near Saint-Denis-sur-Loire

  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Huisseau-sur-Cosson: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (7km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (11km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (11km)
  • Mer: market Monday (13km)
  • Bracieux: market Thursday (14km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (15km)

More information about Saint-Denis-sur-Loire, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Denis-sur-Loire, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (17km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (20km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (6km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (10km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (17km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (22km)
  • Les prés-Culand (33km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (43km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Olivet (47km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (49km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (49km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (32km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (42km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Denis-sur-Loire is in the western-centre of France at 6 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Saint-Denis-sur-Loire is 154 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Denis-sur-Loire

Canton: Blois 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41000

Distance to Saint-Denis-sur-Loire

from Blois (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 154 km

from Calais: 371 km

from Nice: 631 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 484 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 Saint-Denis-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blois, Cour-sur-Loire, Huisseau-sur-Cosson, La Chaussee-Saint-Victor, Menars, Montlivault, Saint-Claude-de-Diray, Suevres, Villebarou, Villerbon and Vineuil.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Denis-sur-Loire

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