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Ternay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ternay in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Lavardin at 8 km from Ternay

Visit Ternay: highlights and tourist information

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Ternay is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 8 km and Vendome at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ternay, 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 Ternay in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Lavardin guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vendome 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...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


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

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments,...

See Tours guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

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

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

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

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

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

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 39 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


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

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to...

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

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

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 47 km (direction west), in the Sarthe department

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of...

See Chateau du Lude guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 48 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
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ternay


Markets in and near Ternay

  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (7km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (11km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (22km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (26km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Ternay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Ternay, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (39km)

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) (49km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (10km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (12km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (32km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (38km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (39km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (41km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (42km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (44km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (18km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (38km)
  • Coulaines (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (28km)

Geography and distances

Ternay is in the western-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Ternay is 171 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ternay

Canton: Montoire-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41800

Distance to Ternay

from Blois (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 171 km

from Calais: 366 km

from Nice: 674 km

from Bordeaux: 338 km

from Strasbourg: 525 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 Ternay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artins, Les Essarts, Les Hayes, Montrouveau, Saint-Jacques-Des-Guerets, Saint-Martin-Des-Bois, Souge and Troo.

This page in French: Visiter Ternay

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