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Saint-Gervais-la-Foret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Gervais-la-Foret in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Blois at 4 km from Saint-Gervais-la-Foret

Visit Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Gervais-la-Foret is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Blois at 4 km and Blois at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Gervais-la-Foret, 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-Gervais-la-Foret 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 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide


at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide


at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Beaugency guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 33 km (direction west-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 33 km (direction west-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
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 33 km (direction west-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


at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Vendome guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river and...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


at 38 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 38 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

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Gervais-la-Foret


Markets in and near Saint-Gervais-la-Foret

Market days in Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: weekly market: Friday;

  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (0km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (4km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (5km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Huisseau-sur-Cosson: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (9km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (12km)

Hotels near Saint-Gervais-la-Foret

More information about Saint-Gervais-la-Foret, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Gervais-la-Foret, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (13km)
  • Talcy Chateau (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (3km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (4km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (17km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (35km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (37km)
  • Les prés-Culand (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (39km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Olivet (52km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (54km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (29km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (35km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Gervais-la-Foret is in the western-centre of France at 4 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gervais-la-Foret is 161 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gervais-la-Foret

Canton: Blois 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41350

Distance to Saint-Gervais-la-Foret

from Blois (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 161 km

from Calais: 378 km

from Nice: 628 km

from Bordeaux: 338 km

from Strasbourg: 487 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-Gervais-la-Foret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blois, Cellettes, Chailles, La Chaussee-Saint-Victor, Saint-Claude-de-Diray and Vineuil.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gervais-la-Foret

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