Verdes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verdes in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateaudun at 14 km from Verdes

Visit Verdes: highlights and tourist information

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Verdes 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 Verdes in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaudun at 14 km and Meung-sur-Loire at 25 km.

Verdes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



National Monument at 14 km (direction north-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun an enjoyable...

See Chateaudun guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east), 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 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide


at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Beaugency guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vendome guide


at 36 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

The large town of Orleans has a great deal to recommend it: a famous...

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 36 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

The Hotel Groslot is a beautiful mansion close to the cathedral in Orleans....

See Hotel Groslot guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 36 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

The carvings and grandeur of the western facade are the highlight of the 17th...

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

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

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Blois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above Lavardin, it...

See Lavardin guide


at 61 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the castle and...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide

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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

What to do at Verdes? 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

Verdes is in the western-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Verdes is 121 kilometres from Paris).

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

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