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Villechauve tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villechauve in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Lavardin at 11 km from Villechauve

Visit Villechauve: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 11 km and Vendome at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villechauve, 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 Villechauve in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lavardin guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vendome guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 27 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Amboise

Amboise

at 28 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide
Blois

Blois

at 30 km (direction east)

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive...

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

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

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide
Tours

Tours

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

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

See Tours guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

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

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles,...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villechauve

 
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Markets in and near Villechauve

  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (13km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (16km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (23km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (25km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (27km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (28km)

Hotels near Villechauve

More information about Villechauve, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villechauve, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (8km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (25km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (26km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (30km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (34km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (35km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (40km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (47km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (32km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (14km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villechauve is in the western-centre of France at 30 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Villechauve is 170 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villechauve

Canton: Saint-Amand-Longpré

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41310

Distance to Villechauve

from Blois (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 170 km

from Calais: 373 km

from Nice: 659 km

from Bordeaux: 334 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 Villechauve from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authon, Neuville-sur-Brenne, Prunay-Cassereau, Saint-Amand-Longpre, Saint-Gourgon, Saunay and Villeporcher.

This page in French: Visiter Villechauve

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