Blois
in Loir-et-Cher of Centre Region, France

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
47.583 and 1.333 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 47° 34' 59" and E 1° 19' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:27 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Europe/Paris
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:47 am and 6:28 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.954 and -176.560 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Waitangi
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for France in Western Europe

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to France.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning France. Last Update: 2019-02-21 07:25:31

Discover Blois

Blois in Loir-et-Cher (Centre Region) with it's 53,660 citizens is a town in France about 99 mi (or 160 km) south-west of Paris, the country's capital city.

Current time in Blois is now 04:27 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 11 airports near Blois, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in France is Blois-Le Breuil Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in France is The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes in a distance of 32 mi (or 52 km), South-West. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Vendome, Romorantin-Lanthenay, Chateaudun, Loches and Orleans. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Hôtel Mercure Blois Centre

Address
0,5 mi
28 quai Saint Jean
41000 BLOIS
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Holiday Inn BLOIS - LOIRE VALLEY

Address
0,6 mi
26 Avenue Maunoury
41000 BLOIS
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


ibis Styles Blois Centre Gare

Address
0,5 mi
14 Avenue Gambetta
41000 BLOIS
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


ibis Blois Vallée Maillard

Address
1,8 mi
15, rue de la vallée Maillard
41000 BLOIS
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Le Monarque

Address
0,4 mi
Rue Porte Chartraine 61
41000 Blois
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:00
Weekend: closed


Campanile - Blois Vineuil

Address
1,6 mi
Rue des 4 Vents
41350 Vineuil
France

Time Information

Checkout: 22:30 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 22:30
Weekend: 7:30 - 22:30


Tourhotel

Address
2,1 mi
1 Rue de Montprofond
41260 Blois-La Chaussee Saint Victor
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 22:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 15:00)
Weekend: 8:00 - 22:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 18:00)


Anne de Bretagne

Address
0,4 mi
31 Avenue du Dr Jean laigret
41000 Blois
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 22:00


Villa Bellagio

Address
1,9 mi
1 rue de l'Almandin
41260 LA CHAUSSEE SAINT VICTOR
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Brit Hotel Blois – Le Préma

Address
2,1 mi
Rue DES ONZE ARPENTS 3
41000 Blois
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Patrimoine de France le chateau Royal de Blois ( France Royal castle of Blois)

Published: September 13, 2013
Length: 19:20 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Claude Aven

( merci de noter cette vidéo ) ABONNEZ-VOUS pour suivre l'évolution de mes vidéos sur YouTube,cordi...


Châteaux de la Loire BLOIS. Ch Royal...Film de Raymond Grelet.

Published: September 29, 2009
Length: 13:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Raymond GRELET

Blois .Châteaux de la Loire .Construit à partir du 10ème siècle Moyen Âge.13ème Gothique.1498 et 1503 Flanboyant... Un site à voir................www.chateauxloire.com.


ULM blois 2012

Published: September 13, 2012
Length: 38:00 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: tmtv78

Extrait de l'émission spéciale consacrée au salon international de l'ULM de BLOIS 2012, émission diffusée sur la nouvelle chaine dédiée à l'aviation légère et aviation ancienne www.tmtv.f...


Les Dragons de Blois -- Version intégrale - www.jp-hartmann.com

Published: September 06, 2013
Length: 47:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Michell & Jean-Pierre Hartmann

Sculpture monumentale à mouvements, sons, fumée et lumières. Elle est composée de 9 éléments: Six Dragons mesurant chacun 7 mètres une fois déployés. Deux pattes, et une queue de...


Blois : Patrick Devedjian chez Delphi

Published: February 09, 2009
Length: 21:09 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: TV Tours

Blois : Patrick Devedjian chez Delphi - Blois - Patrick Devedjian était en visite dans le Loire-et-Cher pour signer l'application du plan de relance de ce département. Le ministre a également...


Brigade équestre de Blois

Published: August 16, 2013
Length: 19:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Guillaume RICHARD

Cette vidéo a été faites dans le cadre de mon DUT SRC à Blois pendant l'année scolaire 2007-2008. Pour les cours d'audiovisuel, nous devions faire un documentaire de 6 minutes sur un thème...


HARAS DE BLOIS

Published: September 25, 2014
Length: 28:12 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: HARAS DE BLOIS

Le Haras national de Blois. Depuis 1880, au cœur de la ville historique de Blois sur la prestigieuse route des châteaux de la Loire. 5.9 millions de visiteurs en 2013 dont 4.5 millions pour...


Départ FPTL Blois (41)

Published: June 03, 2012
Length: 17:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: nicolas Guenand

Départ FPTL sur intervention du CSP de Blois-Nord.


Équipe de France de magie FFAP - Maison de la magie de Blois - JT 19/20 France 3 centre

Published: November 02, 2014
Length: 01:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Alexandre LAIGNEAU

Reportage sur l'équipe de France de magie lors du séminaire à la maison de la magie à Blois. Reportage France 3 centre JT 19/20.


Blois - Francia - parte II

Published: September 15, 2014
Length: 36:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Joaquín Curti

Segunda parte de la visita a la ciudad de Blois en Francia con tomas del castillo de Blois y la catedral de San Luis. Si te gusta aquí tienes el enlace para suscribirte: Channel: http://goo.gl/VL...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Château de Cheverny

The Château de Cheverny is located at Cheverny, in the département of Loir-et-Cher in the Loire Valley in France.

Located at 47.5003, 1.45806 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Houses completed in 1630, Châteaux in Loir-et-Cher, Baroque buildings in France, Historic house museums in Centre (French region), Museums in Loir-et-Cher

Château de Blois

The Royal Château de Blois is located in the Loir-et-Cher département in the Loire Valley, in France, in the center of the city of Blois. The residence of several French kings, it is also the place where Joan of Arc went in 1429 to be blessed by the Archbishop of Reims before departing with her army to drive the English from Orléans.

Located at 47.5855, 1.33095 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
1500s architecture, Châteaux of the Loire Valley, Royal residences in France, Ancien Régime French architecture, Historic house museums in Centre (French region), Châteaux in Loir-et-Cher, Loire Valley, Art museums and galleries in France, Museums in Loir-et-Cher

Château de Chaumont

The Château de Chaumont is a castle in Chaumont-sur-Loire, Loir-et-Cher, France. The castle was founded in the 10th century by Odo I, Count of Blois. After Pierre d'Amboise rebelled against Louis XI, the king ordered the castle's destruction. Later in the 15th century Château de Chaumont was rebuilt by Charles I d'Amboise. Protected as a monument historique since 1840, the château was given into state ownership in 1938 and is now open to the public.

Located at 47.4792, 1.18194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Castles in Centre (French region), Châteaux in Loir-et-Cher, Historic house museums in Centre (French region), Gardens in Loir-et-Cher, Museums in Loir-et-Cher

Château de Beauregard, Loire Valley

The Château de Beauregard is a Renaissance castle in the Loire Valley in France. It is located on the territory of the commune of Cellettes, a little south of the city of Blois and a few miles from other famous Loire châteaux such as Cheverny. Although still inhabited, it can be visited by tourists. The castle is renowned for its Gallery of portraits decorated in the 17th century with 327 portraits of famous people.

Located at 47.5369, 1.38361 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Houses completed in 1545, Châteaux of the Loire Valley, Gardens in Loir-et-Cher, Châteaux in Loir-et-Cher, Historic house museums in Centre (French region), Museums in Loir-et-Cher

Blois Cathedral

The Cathedral of St. Louis of Blois, commonly referred to as Blois Cathedral is a Late Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral in Blois, France. It has benn a monument historique (a national heritage site of France) since 1906. It is the seat of the Bishopric of Blois, established in 1697. This was previously the collegiate church of Saint-Solenne, the original building of which dated from the 12th century. Apart from some traces in the crypt nothing survives of this.

Located at 47.5885, 1.33652 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in France, Churches in Loir-et-Cher

Beuvron (Loire)

The Beuvron is a river in central France, left tributary of the river Loire. Its source is near the village Coullons, southwest of Gien. The Beuvron flows generally west through the following départements and towns: Loiret: Cerdon Loir-et-Cher: Lamotte-Beuvron, Neung-sur-Beuvron, Bracieux The Beuvron flows into the river Loire at Candé-sur-Beuvron, near Chaumont-sur-Loire.

Located at 47.4931, 1.24139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of France, Rivers of Centre (French region), Loire basin

Château de Menars

The Château de Menars is a château associated with Madame de Pompadour situated on the bank of the Loire at Menars in France.

Located at 47.6388, 1.4104 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Châteaux in Loir-et-Cher

Château de Troussay

The Château de Troussay is one of the smallest Châteaux of the Loire Valley, and is situated in Cheverny, in the Loir-et-Cher.

Located at 47.4914, 1.42444 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Châteaux of the Loire Valley, Châteaux in Loir-et-Cher, Historic house museums in Centre (French region), Museums in Loir-et-Cher

Château de Fougères-sur-Bièvre

Not to be confused with the Château de Fougères in Ille-et-Vilaine. The Château de Fougères-sur-Bièvre is a castle in the commune of Fougères-sur-Bièvre in the Loir-et-Cher département of France. Originally an 11th century structure, it was entirely rebuilt at the end of the 15th century, only the large square keep being preserved. The first works kept the military aspect (ditches, cannon-holes, wall walk, etc.

Located at 47.4478, 1.34361 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Castles in Centre (French region), Official historical monuments of France, Historic house museums in Centre (French region), Museums in Loir-et-Cher

Parc botanique du Prieuré d'Orchaise

The Parc botanique du Prieuré d'Orchaise (3 hectares) is a botanical garden and park located on the grounds of the former priory at the Place de l'Eglise, Orchaise, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France. It is open daily except Friday in the warmer months; an admission fee is charged. The priory itself comprises buildings from the 15th and 19th century on ancient foundations, and between the two world wars was home to Gabriel Hanotaux (1853–1944), historian and Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Located at 47.5887, 1.2007 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gardens in Loir-et-Cher, Botanical gardens in France

Gare d'Onzain

Gare d'Onzain is a railway station serving the town Onzain, Loir-et-Cher department, central France. It is situated on the Paris–Bordeaux railway.

Located at 47.4919, 1.18611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Centre (French region), TER Centre

Gare de Blois

Gare de Blois is a railway station serving the town Blois, Loir-et-Cher department, central France. It is situated on the Paris–Bordeaux railway, between Orléans and Tours.

Located at 47.5853, 1.32361 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Centre (French region), TER Centre

1947 BOAC Douglas C-47 crash

The 1947 BOAC Douglas C-47 Crash occurred on 11 January 1947 when Douglas C-47A G-AGJX of British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) crashed into a hill at Stowting, Kent, in southeast England, killing five people outright, with a further three dying from injuries received. The aircraft had been operating a scheduled international flight to West Africa via France. Poor weather caused the aircraft to attempt to divert.

Located at 47.4167, 1.33333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in 1947, Aviation accidents and incidents in Kent, Ashford (borough), Accidents and incidents involving the Douglas C-47 Skytrain, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by pilot error, 1947 in England, BOAC accidents and incidents

La Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin

La Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin is a museum which faces the Royal Château de Blois. It is located in the Loir-et-Cher département in the Loire Valley, in France, in the center of the city of Blois. As a museum of France and bearing the official label of "Musée de France", it is the only public museum in Europe which incorporates in one place collections of magic and a site for permanent performing arts.

Located at 47.5864, 1.33295 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Animatronic attractions, Biographical museums in France, Museums in Loir-et-Cher, Magic museums, Magic organizations, Organizations established in 1998, Performing arts museums

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28 Feb
2019

MASS HYSTERIA
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02 Mar
2019

LES NEGRESSES VERTES - (MLAH LES 30 ANS) + 1ERE PARTIE
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07 Mar
2019

Apéro Entrepreneurs De Blois (Vendome, Romorantin Lanthenay Voir La Description)
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KIMBERLY GORDON
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09 Mar
2019

LABO#30 : LANE + NOTHING MORE
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13 Mar
2019

NIGHTS IN TUNISIA
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15 Mar
2019

SANDRA NKAK*
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16 Mar
2019

KRISTEL
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31 Mar
2019

FRENCH WAVES : AZF + CHLOE + - ARNO N'JOY + TAKTAK
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05 Apr
2019

ALBOROSIE + MARCUS GAD
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06 Apr
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KIMBEROSE
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12 Apr
2019

THE OUTBREAK - METAL FEST - VENDREDI 12 A 20H30 AU CHATO'DO
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13 Apr
2019

THE OUTBREAK - METAL FEST - SAMEDI 13 A 19H00 AU CHATO'DO
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21 Apr
2019

ELISAPIE + TROY VON BALTHAZAR
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