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Chaumont-sur-Loire

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loir-et-Cher

Common tourist Chaumont-sur-Loire is located on the Loire, at the foot of the hill, dominated by its castle and beautiful gardens.

18 km from Blois, 43 km from Tours, on the Route des Chateaux of the Loire and the Wine Road.

Gastronomic specialties: wines, charcuterie.

Local tradition: Frequently Asked skewers.

Geographical information

MunicipalityChaumont-sur-Loire
Postcode41150
Tourism label
Latitude47.4800120 (N 47° 28’ 48”)
Longitude1.1828760 (E 1° 10’ 58”)
AltitudeFrom 61m to 114m
Surface area26.84 km²
Population1098 inhabitants
Density40 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBlois (17.2 km, 18 min)
Insee code41045
IntercommunalityCA Blois-Agglopolys
DepartmentLoir-et-Cher
RegionCentre

Nearest cities & towns

Onzain3.2 km (6 min)
Rilly-sur-Loire4 km (4 min)
Candé-sur-Beuvron6.7 km (8 min)
Veuves6.8 km (7 min)
Mosnes6.9 km (7 min)
Mesland7.9 km (10 min)
Vallières-les-Grandes8.7 km (11 min)
Chouzy-sur-Cisse8.8 km (9 min)
Monteaux8.8 km (10 min)
Valaire9.2 km (10 min)
Les Montils9.4 km (10 min)
Seillac11.4 km (16 min)
Monthou-sur-Bièvre11.7 km (13 min)
Chambon-sur-Cisse11.8 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

The castle with its park and the international garden festival (May to October).

Walks on the Loire in traditional boats offered by an association.

Loire track bike.

Island Madness, protected site, managed by the Academy of Natural Heritage of the Region Centre. Open access: Path along the Loire in a remarkable alluvial forest.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

The festival of gardens from late April to October.

Frequently Asked skewers August 15.

Detailed information

International Garden Festival
A unique place for temporary modern landscape creationsFrom 23 april to 01 november 2015

Photos

Butterfly Garden - Castle Chaumont-sur-Loire
Butterfly Garden - Castle Chaumont-sur-Loire
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Weather

Thursday 5 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 8°C
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Friday 6 march
Min. -2°C - Max. 10°C
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Saturday 7 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 13°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Great Castles: Blois - Chambord - Cheverny - Beauregard - Chenonceau - Amboise ...

Gardens of Valmer.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Discover the Loire in a traditional boat
Nature and the great outdoors20 € Chaumont-sur-Loire
Discover the art of glass-blowing
Crafts5 € Chargé (11.2 km)
Ballooning over the Loire
Nature and the great outdoors140 € to 175 € Blois (15.3 km)
Hot-air balloon flight over Loir-et-Cher
Nature and the great outdoors175 € Blois (15.3 km)
Visit the gingerbread house
Local flavoursFreeFaverolles-sur-Cher (15.5 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
From Pouillé to Montrichard along the Cher River
Cycling itineraryEasy2h30Pouillé (19.7 km)
Dolus-le-Sec Wind Turbine
Village visitEasy30 minDolus-le-Sec (41 km)
Walk in the Loir Valley
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Lunay (42 km)
Hamlet of La Basse Chevrière
Village visitEasy3h00Saché (55 km)
Medieval town of Mennetou-sur-Cher
Village visitEasy2h00Mennetou-sur-Cher (57 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels