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Sassay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Cheverny at 12 km from Sassay

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Visit Sassay: highlights and tourist information

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Sassay 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 24 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Sassay is 176 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cheverny at 12 km and Chateau de Chaumont at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sassay, 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 Sassay 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 Sassay


Markets in and near Sassay

  • Contres: market Friday (3km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (14km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (14km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (15km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (15km)
  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (15km)
  • Bracieux: market Thursday (19km)

More information about Sassay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Sassay, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (9km)
  • Talcy Chateau (42km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (16km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (22km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (24km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (43km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (18km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sassay

Canton: Contres

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41700

Distance to Sassay

from Blois (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 176 km

from Calais: 396 km

from Nice: 612 km

from Bordeaux: 324 km

from Strasbourg: 487 km

Getting here

Sassay 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 Sassay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chemery, Contres, Couddes, Fresnes and Oisly.

This page in French: Visiter Sassay

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