Villefranche-sur-Cher

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownVillefranche-sur-Cher
Insee code41280
Postcode41200
Latitude47.2934259
Longitude1.7713970
AltitudeFrom 82 to 123 meters
Surface27.23 km²
Population2795 inhabitants
Density102 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townBlois (at 50 km, 57 min)Saint-Julien-sur-Cher at 1.3 km
DepartmentLoir-et-CherLa Chapelle-Montmartin at 3.4 km
RegionCentreSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

This town, situated on an ancient Roman road connecting Tours to Bourges and the Orléans - Chateauroux, has been developed in the 19th century through the creation of Canal de Berry. This leak allowed the transport of goods between the Nivernais and Touraine (wood, materials, cereals ...). Since the closure of the channel, it became a place for walking and fishing.


SIGHTSEEING

There are still some monuments to the past of the town. Its 12th century church which was built by the Hospitallers - the latter had a commander near the remains of which are unfortunately not visited. There is also the Templar house one can admire the facade on the main street. There were also many tile manufacturer of colored tiles, decorative designs which can be traced on the roofs and facades of many houses.

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TransportTrain station of Villefranche-sur-Cher
Information pointsTourist Office of Villefranche-sur-Cher
MonumentsChurch Sainte-Marie-Madeleine

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Each year, the first Sunday of July, a large flea market located on the church square, leads the center of the town.

On 13 July, fireworks on the banks of the Cher.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Nearby Mennetou-sur-Cher is a medieval city well preserved (guided tours in summer), which comes alive every two years (in July) during the Medieval Festival.

Very near Romorantin, museum, old houses ... Later, the castle of Moulin, the castles of Valen (that of Talleyrand), Saint-Aignan, Chémery ...

You can also have a great day at the Zoo of Beauval, near Saint-Aignan, which presents in a green variety of animals from all parts of the world.

PHOTOS

Church Villefranche-sur-CherChurch Villefranche-sur-Cher
 
Templar HouseTemplar House
Canal de BerryCanal de Berry
  

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WEATHER

Friday 18 April
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Min. 5°C - Max. 15°C
Saturday 19 April
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Min. 3°C - Max. 11°C
Sunday 20 April
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Min. 4°C - Max. 12°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge du Cheval Blanc  
9.3
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Selles-Saint-Denis
With its romantic, the wood crackling in the fireplace in the old name, looks like it comes from an epic novel or a saga of A. Dumas. In Sologne, a half hour from Paris, the Auberge...
Located 15.4 km from Villefranche-sur-Cher75 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge à la Tête de Lard  
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La Ferté-Imbault
The Auberge à la Tête de Lard invites you to come and restore Sologne, in the small village of La Ferte-Imbault. Outside, wood paneling and green flowered windows. Inside, saffron tones...
Located 17.4 km from Villefranche-sur-Cher38 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLa petite tuilerie    
9.7
Villefranche-sur-Cher
Two charming guest rooms - The Beauharnais is a family suite to accommodate parents in one room and 2 / 3 children by age in the other room and toilet. The Baker has a double bed and...
Located in Villefranche-sur-Cher68 € the double room 
Farm with 3 bedroomsLa ferme des arts    
9.7
Mennetou-sur-Cher
In an early 19th century farmhouse situated in a quiet, rural location 1.2 km from the village and its medieval city, we welcome our guests to the floor of our house in three comfortable...
Located 7.9 km from Villefranche-sur-CherFrom 60 € to 65 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLa petite maison    
9.3
Langon
Sologne farmhouse in an independent guest house in the heart of a large-acre park surrounded by woods, Nocfond welcomes you. Calm, quiet and comfort await you. The rooms have their...
Located 9.2 km from Villefranche-sur-Cher60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsGîtes de la Ferme des Barres  
8.4
Mennetou-sur-Cher
Three Cottages Sologne near the Loire Castles and Zooparc de Beauval, in the countryside near a farm livestock breeding of horses and sheep. Sologne style houses in landscaped gardens...
Located 8.7 km from Villefranche-sur-CherFrom 303 € to 510 € per week 
Caravan for 4 personsCaravan for 4 persons  
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Vernou-en-Sologne
At the heart of the Sologne, let yourself be seduced by the charm of our caravan, comfortable, fully equipped kitchen, TV, bathroom independent... 2 to 4 people... You can relax on...
Located 24 km from Villefranche-sur-Cher280 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
50 places over 1 haLE GUE    
8.2
Chémery
Charming small quiet campsite with pool in a river and private lake in the center of the main castles like Chambord, Cheverny, as the gardens of Valençay. The Zoo Park Beauval is less...
Located 23 km from Villefranche-sur-CherFrom 9.90 € to 11.90 € per day 
88 places over 2 haCamping de Sologne  
Salbris
Camping located on the A71 exit 4. At the heart of the Sologne, near all the shops in the city center. Close to many castles, the Beauval Zoo, you can also enjoy walks in the forest,...
Located 26 km from Villefranche-sur-CherFrom 16.50 € to 18.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

ibis budget Romorantin - Hotel in Villefranche-sur-Cheribis budget Romorantin     
8.1
Romorantin-Lanthenay
The ibis Budget Romorantin is located just 1 km from the A85 motorway and 3 km from the centre of Romorantin. It has a 24-hour reception and free, unlimited Wi-Fi is provided in the...
Located 3.9 km from Villefranche-sur-CherRoom from 46 €
Astrotel - Hotel in Villefranche-sur-CherAstrotel     
6.1
Romorantin-Lanthenay
Astrotel is located in the heart of France in Romorantin and offers comfortable accommodation, a traditional French restaurant and a warm welcome. Guestrooms are cosy and modern and...
Located 6.6 km from Villefranche-sur-CherRoom from 39 €
Hôtel Le Grand Chêne - Hotel in Villefranche-sur-CherHôtel Le Grand Chêne     
8.6
Gièvres
Set in the heart of the Val de Loire region, this countryside hotel offers soundproofed accommodation overlooking the large garden. It also has an outdoor terrace and a children’s playground....
Located 7.6 km from Villefranche-sur-CherRoom from 47 €

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Villa Bellagio Blois
The 3-star hotel Villa Bellagio Blois is located 3 km from the centre of Blois and the Royal Château de Blois. It features an outdoor swimming pool and...
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