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Villefrancoeur tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villefrancoeur in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Blois at 15 km from Villefrancoeur

Visit Villefrancoeur: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Blois at 15 km and Blois at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villefrancoeur, 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 Villefrancoeur 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 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Blois

Blois

at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Blois guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vendome guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
 
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Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Lavardin guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Beaugency guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 36 km (direction 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 d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 36 km (direction 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
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 36 km (direction 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
Amboise

Amboise

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

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

See Amboise guide
Meung-sur-Loire

Meung-sur-Loire

at 39 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 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villefrancoeur

 
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Markets in and near Villefrancoeur

  • Herbault: market Monday (12km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (15km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (18km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (18km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (20km)

More information about Villefrancoeur, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villefrancoeur, France

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

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

  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (14km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (19km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (21km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (21km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (24km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (37km)
  • Les prés-Culand (39km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (43km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (52km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (46km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villefrancoeur is in the western-centre of France at 14 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Villefrancoeur is 154 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefrancoeur

Canton: Herbault

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41330

Distance to Villefrancoeur

from Blois (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 154 km

from Calais: 365 km

from Nice: 646 km

from Bordeaux: 346 km

from Strasbourg: 494 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 Villefrancoeur from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champigny-en-Beauce, La Chapelle-Vendomoise, Landes-le-Gaulois, Perigny, Saint-Bohaire, Tourailles, Villemardy and Villeromain.

This page in French: Visiter Villefrancoeur

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