Tourism labels in Centre

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The cities, towns and villages of Centre listed have been awarded with one or several French tourism labels: Cities of art and history, Most beautiful villages of France, Most beautiful detours in France, Green resort, Listed resort, Towns and villages in Bloom.

CITIES OF ART AND HISTORY

The designation Ville d'art et d'histoire is a national label awarded by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication to cities and towns with a rich heritage which pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage and architecture and adopt measures to raise inhabitants' and visitors' awareness of their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Cities of art and history in Centre:

Cities of art and history in Centre

Blois
Bourges
Chinon
Loches

Orléans
Tours
Vendôme

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES OF FRANCE

The label Plus beau village de France, is awarded by an association to beautiful French villages of under 2,000 inhabitants which possess a rich natural and built heritage – with at least two listed buildings – and pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Most beautiful villages of France in Centre:

Most beautiful villages of France in Centre

Apremont-sur-Allier
Candes-Saint-Martin
Crissay-sur-Manse
Gargilesse-Dampierre

Lavardin
Montrésor
Saint-Benoît-du-Sault
Yèvre-le-Châtel

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL DETOURS IN FRANCE

The label Plus beau détour de France, is awarded by an association to medium-sized French towns (2,000 to 20,000 inhabitants) located away from the major trunk roads which possess all-year-round tourist facilities, a rich built heritage and an interesting environment. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Most beautiful detours in France in Centre:

Most beautiful detours in France in Centre

Beaugency
Châteaudun
La Châtre
Loches
Mehun-sur-Yèvre

Montargis
Nogent-le-Rotrou
Sancerre
Valençay

 

GREEN RESORTS

The designation Station verte is a national label awarded to French nature, leisure and holiday tourist destinations located in unspoiled environments, in the countryside or in the mountains, which offer tourist and leisure facilities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Green resorts in Centre:

Green resorts in Centre

Bonneval
Briare
Brou
Cepoy
Châtillon-sur-Loire
Chemillé-sur-Indrois
Cloyes-sur-le-Loir
Dun-sur-Auron
Éguzon-Chantôme
Jargeau
La Châtre
La Guerche-sur-l'Aubois

Mézières-en-Brenne
Montoire-sur-le-Loir
Montrésor
Montrichard
Nouan-le-Fuzelier
Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre
Saint-Aignan
Saint-Gaultier
Saint-Satur
Savonnières
Senonches
Vouvray

 

LISTED RESORTS

The label Station classée is awarded to seaside, spa, health, tourist, winter sports and mountaineering resorts which pursue a policy of high-quality tourist facilities and activities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Listed resorts in Centre:

Listed resorts in Centre

Amboise
Azay-le-Rideau
Bracieux
Chaumont-sur-Loire
Chémery
Chenonceaux
Dordives
Éguzon-Chantôme
Jargeau
Loches
Mesland

Montbazon
Montrichard
Muides-sur-Loire
Nouan-le-Fuzelier
Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre
Saint-Aignan
Sancerre
Suèvres
Tours
Valençay

 

TOWNS AND VILLAGES IN BLOOM

The label Villes et villages fleuris is awarded each year by the French National Council of Cities, Towns and Villages in Bloom following a competition which judges criteria such as landscaped and plant heritage, flowering, respect for the environment and the living environment. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Towns and villages in Bloom in Centre:

Towns and villages in Bloom in Centre

Aubigny-sur-Nère -
Avoine -
Blois -
Bourges -
Briare -
Chartres -
Chédigny -
Fleury-les-Aubrais -
Issoudun -
Montargis -
Moutiers -
Olivet -
Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre -
Quiers-sur-Bézonde -
Saint-Amand-Montrond -
Saint-Cyr-en-Val -
Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire -
Tours -
Vendôme -
Veuil -
Aize -
Amboise -
Amilly -
Argenton-sur-Creuse -
Ballan-Miré -
Baudres -
Beaugency -
Bellegarde -
Belleville-sur-Loire -
Bléré -
Bonneval -
Bonny-sur-Loire -
Chabris -
Châlette-sur-Loing -
Châteaudun -
Chémery -
Chevillon-sur-Huillard -
Cintray -
Cloyes-sur-le-Loir -
Contres -
Déols -
Descartes -
Dreux -
Fains-la-Folie -
Joué-lès-Tours -
Lèves -
Loches -
Mainvilliers -
Méreau -
Montlouis-sur-Loire -
Ormes -
Pithiviers -
Saint-Avertin -
Saint-Denis-de-l'Hôtel -
Saint-Denis-en-Val -
Saint-Doulchard -
Saint-Éman -
Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle -
Saint-Jean-le-Blanc -
Saran -
Sully-sur-Loire -
Tavers -
Vierzon -
Vineuil -
Vouzon -
Voves -
Abilly -
Ardentes -
Auvilliers-en-Gâtinais -
Avord -
Bagneux -
Bannegon -
Beaumont-en-Véron -
Bourgueil -
Bouzais -
Buzançais -
Chambon-la-Forêt -
Chambray-lès-Tours -
Champhol -
Château-Renard -
Châteauneuf-sur-Loire -
Châtillon-Coligny -
Châtillon-sur-Indre -
Chaumussay -
Combleux -
Dampierre-en-Burly -
Dhuizon -
Diou -
Dun-sur-Auron -
Éguzon-Chantôme -
Ferrière-sur-Beaulieu -
Fontaine-Simon -
Gien -
Ingré -
Isdes -
La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin -
La Châtre -
La Ville-aux-Dames -
Ladon -
Langeais -
Larçay -
Lavardin -
Le Petit-Pressigny -
Le Poinçonnet -
Les Aix-d'Angillon -
Lorris -
Loye-sur-Arnon -
Lye -
Malesherbes -
Mehun-sur-Yèvre -
Ménestreau-en-Villette -
Mer -
Montoire-sur-le-Loir -
Neuville-aux-Bois -

Nibelle -
Nogent-le-Rotrou -
Nouan-le-Fuzelier -
Pannes -
Préveranges -
Rochecorbon -
Romorantin-Lanthenay -
Saint-Aignan -
Saint-Ay -
Saint-Denis-de-Palin -
Saint-Florent-sur-Cher -
Saint-Germain-du-Puy -
Saint-Jean-de-Braye -
Saint-Jeanvrin -
Saint-Maur -
Saint-Pierre-des-Corps -
Saint-Plantaire -
Selles-sur-Cher -
Souvigny-en-Sologne -
Toury -
Trouy -
Veigné -
Villemoutiers -
Villiers-au-Bouin -
Yèvre-le-Châtel -
Argenvières -
Athée-sur-Cher -
Azay-le-Rideau -
Badecon-le-Pin -
Beauchamps-sur-Huillard -
Blancafort -
Boigny-sur-Bionne -
Bouges-le-Château -
Boulleret -
Bracieux -
Brou -
Candé-sur-Beuvron -
Chaingy -
Charentonnay -
Château-Renault -
Châtillon-sur-Loire -
Cheverny -
Cinais -
Cinq-Mars-la-Pile -
Clion -
Coullons -
Cour-Cheverny -
Courtenay -
Couture-sur-Loir -
Cuzion -
Dampierre-en-Crot -
Dry -
Esvres -
Étrechet -
Faverolles-sur-Cher -
Feins-en-Gâtinais -
Fondettes -
Gargilesse-Dampierre -
Jars -
La Bussière -
La Chapelle-Saint-Ursin -
La Chapelle-sur-Loire -
La Ferté-Vidame -
La Groutte -
La Guerche-sur-l'Aubois -
La Membrolle-sur-Choisille -
La Perche -
La Riche -
La Ville-aux-Clercs -
Le Magny -
Le Subdray -
Les Ressuintes -
Levet -
Levroux -
Lignières -
Ligueil -
Limeray -
Luisant -
Luynes -
Marmagne -
Montbouy -
Montrichard -
Morée -
Nargis -
Neung-sur-Beuvron -
Oizon -
Orval -
Ouzouer-sous-Bellegarde -
Ouzouer-sur-Loire -
Parçay-Meslay -
Pouligny-Saint-Martin -
Saint-Antoine-du-Rocher -
Saint-Martin-d'Auxigny -
Saint-Martin-sur-Ocre -
Saint-Satur -
Sainte-Cécile -
Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine -
Sancerre -
Sancheville -
Sandillon -
Saulzais-le-Potier -
Savonnières -
Senonches -
Sorigny -
Sougé -
Thevet-Saint-Julien -
Traînou -
Verdigny -
Vernou-en-Sologne -
Vernouillet -
Vigoux -
Villaines-les-Rochers -
Villedômer -
Villemandeur -

 

BLUE FLAG

The Blue Flag label is awarded to seaside resorts and marinas that take account of environmental criteria in their economic and tourist development policies, and promote behaviour that respects nature and its treasures. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Blue Flag in Centre:

Blue Flag in Centre

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