Villexanton tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villexanton in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Chambord at 16 km from Villexanton

Visit Villexanton: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villexanton in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chambord at 16 km and Beaugency at 16 km.

Villexanton, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 16 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

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

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Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Blois

Blois

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Meung-sur-Loire

Meung-sur-Loire

at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loiret department

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans....

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Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loiret department

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

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Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 27 km (direction south)

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

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Vendome

Vendome

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Vendome guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

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Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun an enjoyable...

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Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west)

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above Lavardin, it...

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Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loiret department

The Parc Floral de la Source is an extensive park to the south of...

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loiret department

The Hotel Groslot is a beautiful mansion close to the cathedral in Orleans....

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Orleans

Orleans

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loiret department

The large town of Orleans has a great deal to recommend it: a famous...

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Markets in and near Villexanton

  • Mer: market Monday (6km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (15km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Huisseau-sur-Cosson: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Villexanton, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (55km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (4km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Talcy (4km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (18km)
  • Les prés-Culand (23km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (23km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (34km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (36km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Olivet (38km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (39km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (42km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villexanton is in the western-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Villexanton is 142 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villexanton

Canton: Mer

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41500

Distance to Villexanton

from Blois (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 142 km

from Calais: 358 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 358 km

from Strasbourg: 478 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 Villexanton from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Concriers, Madeleine-Villefrouin, Maves, Mer, Mulsans, Seris and Talcy.

This page in French: Visiter Villexanton