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Villedieu-le-Chateau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villedieu-le-Chateau in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Lavardin at 18 km from Villedieu-le-Chateau

Visit Villedieu-le-Chateau: highlights and tourist information

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Villedieu-le-Chateau is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 18 km and Vendome at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villedieu-le-Chateau, 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 Villedieu-le-Chateau in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Lavardin guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Vendome guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 36 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide
Tours

Tours

at 36 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tours guide
 
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Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 38 km (direction west), in the Sarthe department

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are...

See Chateau du Lude guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Amboise

Amboise

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

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

See Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 43 km (direction south-east), 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 Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

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

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is...

See Chateau de Villandry guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Sarthe department

Le Mans is best known for its famous car race,...

See Le Mans guide
Langeais

Langeais

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best...

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms...

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

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

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villedieu-le-Chateau

 
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Markets in and near Villedieu-le-Chateau

  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (14km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (14km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (16km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (18km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (21km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (24km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)

More information about Villedieu-le-Chateau, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villedieu-le-Chateau, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (42km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (16km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (36km)
  • Coulaines (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (34km)
  • Spaycific'Zoo (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villedieu-le-Chateau is in the western-centre of France at 53 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Villedieu-le-Chateau is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villedieu-le-Chateau

Canton: Montoire-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41800

Distance to Villedieu-le-Chateau

from Blois (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 370 km

from Nice: 681 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 535 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 Villedieu-le-Chateau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-sur-Deme, Couture-sur-Loir, Epeigne-sur-Deme, La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, Les Essarts, Montrouveau, Ponce-sur-le-Loir, Ruille-sur-Loir, Souge and Trehet.

This page in French: Visiter Villedieu-le-Chateau

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