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

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude47.7925510 (N 47° 47’ 33”)
Longitude1.0653430 (E 1° 3’ 55”)
AltitudeFrom 76m to 141m
Surface area23.89 km²
Population17834 inhabitants
Density746 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBlois (31 km, 38 min)
Insee code41269
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Vendôme
RegionLoire Valley

Nearest cities & towns

Naveil3.1 km (7 min)
Saint-Ouen3.2 km (7 min)
Areines3.3 km (5 min)
Meslay4.5 km (7 min)
Sainte-Anne5.5 km (8 min)
Villerable6.1 km (8 min)
Villiers-sur-Loir6.5 km (10 min)
Marcilly-en-Beauce7.1 km (11 min)
Coulommiers-la-Tour7.5 km (9 min)
Crucheray8.3 km (10 min)
Lisle8.6 km (11 min)
Rocé8.7 km (13 min)
Saint-Firmin-des-Prés8.7 km (12 min)
Villetrun9 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Vendôme preserved since the 17th century a unique heritage of green space which is to be placed floral town "4 flowers" which enabled him to win the Grand Prix of bloom "for 10 consecutive years. In the park Ronsard and the castle park, many trees, some more than two centuries old, have a botanical interest. The plane tree planted along the Loir in 1759 and the cedar of Lebanon, the castle since 1807, are the most famous of them. The management of the environment and green spaces the city has long been mastered the art of "mosaiculture. These real floral frescoes renewed over the seasons can be admired around the square Belot, on the banks of the Loire and in the garden of the library. In addition, several collections are gathered (sage and aromatic plants in the courtyard of the cloister of the Trinity). A botany lesson and offers outdoor enthusiasts in some public gardens Vendôme.

Along the roads of Heritage: From the playground of the former college to venerable plane trees to the banks of the Loire, discover places full of history. 2 trails invite you to discover the historic heart of Vendôme. The two routes start from the Tourist Office and complementary, enabling you to discover the rich heritage of the city.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Orchaise Priory Botanical Garden
Nature and the great outdoors7 € Ambloy (11.6 km)
Oenology games and tasting of Loire Valley wines
Local flavours30 € to 150 € Valencisse (25 km)
Tasting and sales at Domaine de Marsoif farm
Local flavoursFreeBeauce-la-Romaine (28 km)
Bicycle hire with picnic opportunity
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 28 € Blois (30 km)
Hot air balloon flight above the Loire
Nature and the great outdoors140 € to 175 € Blois (32 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walk in the Loir Valley
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Lunay (11.3 km)
From Pouillé to Montrichard along the Cher River
Cycling itineraryEasy2h30Pouillé (55 km)
The Heritage of Vaas
HikeIntermediate2h30Vaas (58 km)
Around Verneil
HikeEasy2h30Verneil-le-Chétif (58 km)
Discovering old Mayet
Village visitEasy1h15Mayet (59 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals