Selles-sur-Cher tourism and travel guide

Photo of Selles-sur-Cher in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Valencay at 13 km from Selles-sur-Cher

Visit Selles-sur-Cher: highlights and tourist information

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Selles-sur-Cher 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 Selles-sur-Cher in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Valencay at 13 km and Chateau de Valencay at 13 km.

Selles-sur-Cher, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction south), in the Indre department

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 13 km (direction south), in the Indre department

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

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Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle...

See Montresor guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 37 km (direction 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
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 38 km (direction west)

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

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at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 45 km (direction west-north-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 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place...

See Loches guide

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Markets in and near Selles-sur-Cher

Market days in Selles-sur-Cher: weekly market: Thursday all day;

  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (0km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (8km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (12km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (13km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Contres: market Friday (18km)
  • Langon: market Friday (21km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Selles-sur-Cher, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (25km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (28km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (31km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (37km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (15km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (50km)

Geography and distances

Selles-sur-Cher is in the western-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Selles-sur-Cher is 185 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Selles-sur-Cher

Canton: Selles-sur-Cher

Arrondissement: Romorantin-Lanthenay

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41130

Distance to Selles-sur-Cher

from Blois (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 185 km

from Calais: 409 km

from Nice: 597 km

from Bordeaux: 317 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 Selles-sur-Cher from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billy, Chatillon-sur-Cher, La Vernelle, Lye and Meusnes.

This page in French: Visiter Selles-sur-Cher