Thore-la-Rochette tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thore-la-Rochette in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Thore-la-Rochette: highlights and tourist information

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Thore-la-Rochette 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 35 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Thore-la-Rochette is 157 kilometres from Paris).

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

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Thore-la-Rochette, 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 Thore-la-Rochette 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 Thore-la-Rochette

Markets in and near Thore-la-Rochette

  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (16km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (17km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (22km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (22km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (25km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Thore-la-Rochette, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Thore-la-Rochette, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (8km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (23km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (38km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (38km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (42km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (49km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (24km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thore-la-Rochette

Canton: Vendôme 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41100

Distance to Thore-la-Rochette

from Blois (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 357 km

from Nice: 667 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 511 km

Getting here

Thore-la-Rochette 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 Thore-la-Rochette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Houssay, Lavardin, Les Roches-l'Eveque, Lunay, Marcilly-en-Beauce, Mazange, Naveil, Saint-Rimay, Villavard, Villerable, Villiers-sur-Loir and Villiersfaux.

This page in French: Visiter Thore-la-Rochette