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!

Vendome

Vendome

at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Vendome guide
Lavardin

Lavardin

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

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

See Lavardin guide
Blois

Blois

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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...

See Chateau de Blois guide
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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,...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateaudun

Chateaudun

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...

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...

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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...

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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...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Amboise

Amboise

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

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

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...

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 48 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

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

See Beaugency guide
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...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
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,...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide

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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)

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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)
 
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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

 
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