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Tourailles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vendome at 14 km from Tourailles

Visit Tourailles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vendome at 14 km and Blois at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tourailles, 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 Tourailles in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Vendome guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavardin guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loiret department

A small town on the banks of the Loire River, Beaugency...

See Beaugency guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loiret department

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near...

See Meung-sur-Loire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tourailles


Markets in and near Tourailles

  • Herbault: market Monday (9km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (17km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (20km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)

More information about Tourailles, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Tourailles, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (16km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (17km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (23km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (24km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (39km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (41km)
  • Les prés-Culand (44km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (48km)
  • 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 (42km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (22km)

Geography and distances

Tourailles is in the western-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Tourailles is 157 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tourailles

Canton: Selommes

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41190

Distance to Tourailles

from Blois (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 367 km

from Nice: 649 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 499 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 Tourailles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Crucheray, Gombergean, Lancome, Landes-le-Gaulois, Pray, Villefrancoeur, Villemardy and Villeromain.

This page in French: Visiter Tourailles

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