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Veilleins tourism and travel guide

Photo of Veilleins in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Cheverny at 18 km from Veilleins

Visit Veilleins: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cheverny at 18 km and Chateau de Chambord at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Veilleins, 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 Veilleins in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Valencay

Valencay

at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide
 
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Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Blois

Blois

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 40 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

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

See Beaugency guide
Meung-sur-Loire

Meung-sur-Loire

at 45 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

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

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 45 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

The Jardins de Roquelin is a pretty rose garden in the...

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 46 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loiret department

The Parc Floral de la Source is an extensive park to the...

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide
Mehun-sur-Yevre

Mehun-sur-Yevre

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are among several...

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Veilleins

 
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Markets in and near Veilleins

  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Neung-sur-Beuvron: market Saturday (16km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Bracieux: market Thursday (17km)
  • Contres: market Friday (18km)
  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (18km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (19km)
  • Langon: market Friday (19km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (22km)

Hotels near Veilleins

More information about Veilleins, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Veilleins, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (25km)
  • Talcy Chateau (42km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (25km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (32km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (42km)

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 (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (35km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Veilleins is in the western-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Veilleins is 167 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Veilleins

Canton: Romorantin-Lanthenay-Nord

Arrondissement: Romorantin-Lanthenay

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41230

Distance to Veilleins

from Blois (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 167 km

from Calais: 392 km

from Nice: 601 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 470 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 Veilleins from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courmemin, Lassay-sur-Croisne and Mur-de-Sologne.

This page in French: Visiter Veilleins

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