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Villentrois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villentrois in Indre

Photo is of Chateau de Valencay at 9 km from Villentrois

Visit Villentrois: highlights and tourist information

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Villentrois is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Valencay at 9 km and Valencay at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villentrois, 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 Villentrois in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de...

See Chateau de Valencay guide
Valencay

Valencay

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

See Valencay guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old...

See Montresor guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
 
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Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Loches

Loches

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

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a...

See Loches guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

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

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Amboise

Amboise

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

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

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

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Blois

Blois

at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux is quite...

See Chateauroux guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre

Map of places to visit near Villentrois

 
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Markets in and near Villentrois

  • Valencay: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (10km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (10km)
  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (11km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (16km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Contres: market Friday (25km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (27km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (27km)

More information about Villentrois, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villentrois, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (24km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (24km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (33km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (38km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (38km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (45km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (10km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villentrois is in the eastern-center of France at 46 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Villentrois is 196 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villentrois

Canton: Valençay

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36600

Distance to Villentrois

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 196 km

from Calais: 418 km

from Nice: 596 km

from Bordeaux: 306 km

from Strasbourg: 493 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into a Paris airport and drive from there or arrive in a cross-channel port with Le Havre and Caen about 3-4 hours distance in the car. For driving distances to Villentrois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Faverolles, Fontguenand, Lye and Meusnes.

This page in French: Visiter Villentrois

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