Verdes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verdes in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Verdes: highlights and tourist information

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Verdes 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 41 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Verdes is 121 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaudun at 14 km and Meung-sur-Loire at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Verdes, 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 Verdes 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 Verdes

Markets in and near Verdes

  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (9km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (14km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (15km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (24km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (24km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (25km)
  • Mer: market Monday (27km)

More information about Verdes, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Verdes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Talcy (21km)
  • Les prés-Culand (25km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (40km)
  • Le pré Catelan (40km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (41km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (33km)
  • Olivet (37km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (37km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (42km)
  • Moutiers (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Verdes

Canton: Ouzouer-le-Marché

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41240

Distance to Verdes

from Blois (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 121 km

from Calais: 334 km

from Nice: 654 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 473 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Binas, Le Mee, Membrolles, Semerville and Tripleville.

This page in French: Visiter Verdes