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Villebarou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villebarou in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Blois at 4 km from Villebarou

Visit Villebarou: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Blois at 4 km and Blois at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villebarou, 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 Villebarou in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 4 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Blois

Blois

at 4 km (direction south)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 17 km (direction south-east)

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
 
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Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vendome guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loiret department

A small town on the banks of the Loire...

See Beaugency guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient...

See Lavardin guide
Amboise

Amboise

at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise,...

See Amboise guide
Meung-sur-Loire

Meung-sur-Loire

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

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villebarou

 
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Markets in and near Villebarou

  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (7km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (9km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Huisseau-sur-Cosson: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (11km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (12km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (14km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (14km)

More information about Villebarou, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villebarou, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (19km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (3km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (11km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (19km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (19km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (31km)
  • Les prés-Culand (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Olivet (51km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (52km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (27km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villebarou is in the western-centre of France at 3 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Villebarou is 157 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villebarou

Canton: Blois 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41000

Distance to Villebarou

from Blois (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 372 km

from Nice: 635 km

from Bordeaux: 342 km

from Strasbourg: 489 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 Villebarou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blois, Fosse, La Chaussee-Saint-Victor, Marolles, Saint-Bohaire, Saint-Denis-sur-Loire, Villerbon and Vineuil.

This page in French: Visiter Villebarou

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