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Vallieres-les-Grandes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vallieres-les-Grandes in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Chaumont at 7 km from Vallieres-les-Grandes

Visit Vallieres-les-Grandes: highlights and tourist information

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Vallieres-les-Grandes is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chaumont at 7 km and Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vallieres-les-Grandes, 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 Vallieres-les-Grandes in Centre-Loire Valley.

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 north-east)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 11 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 12 km (direction 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
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 12 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 12 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


at 13 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 23 km (direction 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 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

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

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very...

See Loches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vallieres-les-Grandes


Markets in and near Vallieres-les-Grandes

  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (9km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (9km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (14km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (16km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (18km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (20km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (21km)

More information about Vallieres-les-Grandes, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Vallieres-les-Grandes, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (18km)

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 et jardins du château de Chenonceau (12km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (21km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (22km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (23km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (35km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (37km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (53km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (36km)
  • Veuil (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (16km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (25km)

Geography and distances

Vallieres-les-Grandes is in the western-centre of France at 23 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Vallieres-les-Grandes is 183 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vallieres-les-Grandes

Canton: Montrichard

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41400

Distance to Vallieres-les-Grandes

from Blois (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 183 km

from Calais: 395 km

from Nice: 631 km

from Bordeaux: 317 km

from Strasbourg: 508 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 Vallieres-les-Grandes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mosnes, Rilly-sur-Loire, Souvigny-de-Touraine and Veuves.

This page in French: Visiter Vallieres-les-Grandes

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