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Saint-Martin-Des-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavardin at 5 km from Saint-Martin-Des-Bois

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Saint-Martin-Des-Bois is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Martin-Des-Bois in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 5 km and Vendome at 20 km.

Saint-Martin-Des-Bois, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lavardin guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vendome guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 37 km (direction south-south-east), 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
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Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 37 km (direction south-south-east), 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
Amboise

Amboise

at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

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

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide
Tours

Tours

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

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

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

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Blois

Blois

at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 48 km (direction south-south-east), 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
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is...

See Chateau de Villandry guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Martin-Des-Bois

  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (4km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (13km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (23km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (27km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (29km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-Des-Bois, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (8km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (13km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (30km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (38km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (38km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (39km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (40km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (45km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (47km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (48km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (20km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-Des-Bois is in the western-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-Des-Bois is 169 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-Des-Bois

Canton: Montoire-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41800

Distance to Saint-Martin-Des-Bois

from Blois (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 169 km

from Calais: 366 km

from Nice: 671 km

from Bordeaux: 339 km

from Strasbourg: 522 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-Martin-Des-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lavardin, Les Hayes, Les Roches-l'Eveque, Montoire-sur-le-Loir, Saint-Arnoult, Saint-Jacques-Des-Guerets, Ternay and Troo.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-Des-Bois

 
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