Vouvray-sur-Loir tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vouvray-sur-Loir: highlights and tourist information

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Vouvray-sur-Loir is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 41 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Vouvray-sur-Loir is 191 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 23 km and Lavardin at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vouvray-sur-Loir, 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 Vouvray-sur-Loir in Pays de la Loire.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Vouvray-sur-Loir

Markets in and near Vouvray-sur-Loir

  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (3km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (10km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (14km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (19km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (19km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (23km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (26km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Vouvray-sur-Loir, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Vouvray-sur-Loir, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (48km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (17km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (22km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (23km)
  • Parc de Lathan (33km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (36km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (37km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (37km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (39km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (42km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (50km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (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 (25km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (36km)
  • Coulaines (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (35km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vouvray-sur-Loir

Canton: Château-du-Loir

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72500

Distance to Vouvray-sur-Loir

from Le Mans (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 191 km

from Calais: 376 km

from Nice: 690 km

from Bordeaux: 327 km

from Strasbourg: 550 km

Getting here

Vouvray-sur-Loir is in the north-west of France. Most visitors get here by car having taken a ferry, probably to Saint-Malo or Caen, and then a drive of around 2 - 3 hours. For driving distances to Vouvray-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 ): Chahaignes, Chateau-du-Loir, Dissay-sous-Courcillon, Flee, Luceau, Marcon, Montabon, Nogent-sur-Loir, Saint-Pierre-de-Cheville and Villebourg.

This page in French: Visiter Vouvray-sur-Loir