Valaire tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Chaumont at 7 km from Valaire

Visit Valaire: highlights and tourist information

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Valaire 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 Valaire in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chaumont at 7 km and Blois at 14 km.

Valaire, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Blois

Blois

at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 14 km (direction east)

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

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Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 22 km (direction west-south-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 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Amboise

Amboise

at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Vendome

Vendome

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Valencay

Valencay

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Indre department

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

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Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Indre department

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

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Markets in and near Valaire

  • Les Montils: market Saturday (4km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (8km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (9km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (10km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (13km)
  • Contres: market Friday (13km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near Valaire, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (7km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (11km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (15km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (22km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (36km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (38km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (45km)
  • Les prés-Culand (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (22km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Valaire is in the western-centre of France at 15 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Valaire is 174 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valaire

Canton: Contres

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41120

Distance to Valaire

from Blois (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 174 km

from Calais: 389 km

from Nice: 627 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 497 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 Valaire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cande-sur-Beuvron, Chouzy-sur-Cisse, Fougeres-sur-Bievre, Les Montils, Monthou-sur-Bievre, Ouchamps, Sambin and Seur.

This page in French: Visiter Valaire

 
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