Vendome tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vendome in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Vendome: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many monuments from its active past despite extensive wartime damage

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Vendome. For detailed visitor information see the Vendome travel guide.

Vendome 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 30 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Vendome is 150 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Vendome include "town of art and history" and "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Blois at 31 km and Chateau de Blois at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vendome, 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 Vendome 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 Vendome

Markets in and near Vendome

  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (1km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (9km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (17km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (23km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (24km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (24km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Vendome, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Vendome, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (28km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (14km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (28km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (31km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (37km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (32km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (32km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vendome

Canton: Vendôme

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41100

Distance to Vendome

from Blois (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 150 km

from Calais: 354 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 353 km

from Strasbourg: 502 km

Getting here

Vendome 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 Vendome from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Areines, Aze, Coulommiers-la-Tour, Lisle, Marcilly-en-Beauce, Meslay, Naveil, Roce, Saint-Firmin-Des-Pres, Saint-Ouen, Sainte-Anne and Villerable.

This page in French: Visiter Vendome