Thenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thenay in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Thenay: highlights and tourist information

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Thenay 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 23 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Thenay is 181 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chaumont at 13 km and Chateau de Cheverny at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thenay, 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 Thenay 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 Thenay

Markets in and near Thenay

  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (3km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (9km)
  • Contres: market Friday (11km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (12km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (15km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (17km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (17km)

More information about Thenay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Thenay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Thenay.


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (8km)
  • Talcy Chateau (44km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (13km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (18km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (18km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (44km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (16km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (27km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thenay

Canton: Montrichard

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41400

Distance to Thenay

from Blois (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 181 km

from Calais: 398 km

from Nice: 620 km

from Bordeaux: 318 km

from Strasbourg: 499 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourre, Choussy, Feings, Monthou-sur-Cher, Pontlevoy and Sambin.

This page in French: Visiter Thenay