Villavard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villavard in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Lavardin at 2 km from Villavard

Visit Villavard: highlights and tourist information

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Villavard 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 Villavard in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 2 km and Vendome at 13 km.

Villavard, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lavardin guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vendome guide
Blois

Blois

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

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Chateau d\'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and you can visit...

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Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Amboise

Amboise

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Tours

Tours

at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of Tours...

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Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

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Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide

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Markets in and near Villavard

  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (3km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (21km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (22km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (25km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (25km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (29km)

More information about Villavard, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villavard, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (5km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (19km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (34km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (37km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (40km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (44km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (44km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (22km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villavard is in the western-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Villavard is 162 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villavard

Canton: Montoire-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41800

Distance to Villavard

from Blois (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 162 km

from Calais: 361 km

from Nice: 668 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 516 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 Villavard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambloy, Fontaine-les-Coteaux, Houssay, Lavardin, Les Roches-l'Eveque, Lunay, Montoire-sur-le-Loir, Saint-Arnoult, Saint-Rimay, Sasnieres and Thore-la-Rochette.

This page in French: Visiter Villavard