Villiers-sur-Loir tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villiers-sur-Loir in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Vendome at 6 km from Villiers-sur-Loir

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Villiers-sur-Loir 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 Villiers-sur-Loir in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vendome at 6 km and Lavardin at 10 km.

Villiers-sur-Loir, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Vendome guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lavardin guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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National Monument at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Chateaudun guide
Chateau d\'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 44 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 44 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first Renaissance manor house...

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Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 44 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide


at 45 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 48 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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La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our favourite towns...

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Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Map of places to visit near Villiers-sur-Loir


Markets in and near Villiers-sur-Loir

  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (11km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (13km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (18km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (21km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (22km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (25km)

More information about Villiers-sur-Loir, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villiers-sur-Loir, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (34km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (25km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (34km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (35km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (39km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (40km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (31km)

Geography and distances

Villiers-sur-Loir is in the western-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Villiers-sur-Loir is 154 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-sur-Loir

Canton: Vendôme 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41100

Distance to Villiers-sur-Loir

from Blois (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 154 km

from Calais: 355 km

from Nice: 667 km

from Bordeaux: 351 km

from Strasbourg: 508 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 Villiers-sur-Loir from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aze, Fortan, Houssay, Lunay, Marcilly-en-Beauce, Mazange, Naveil, Saint-Rimay, Thore-la-Rochette and Villerable.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-sur-Loir