Chenonceaux Tourism, France

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Chenonceaux is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. It is situated in the valley of the river Cher, a tributary of the Loire, about 26 km (16 mi) east of Tours and on the right bank of the Cher]. The population of permanent residents hovers about 400, as of 2012, but there is a large influx of tourists during the summer months, because the village adjoins the former royal Château de Chenonceau, one of the most popular tourist destinations in France. The chateau is distinctive in being built across the river. The village is also situated in Touraine-Chenonceaux wine-growing area, and bordered on its northern edge by the Forest of Amboise.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Chenonceaux, France. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. Chenonceaux is located at a short trip away from Chartres a major city in France. Chartres is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Chateau D' Angers, Chateau De Serrant, Cathedrale St-maurice. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome. Tour packages of Chenonceaux are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Chenonceaux*

  • Pollution Statistics in Chenonceaux

    Know the pollution level of Chenonceaux before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
  • Chenonceaux: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Chenonceaux for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Chenonceaux.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.38 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 28.13 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.25 (Low)
    • Attacks 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.63 (Moderate)
  • Living in Chenonceaux - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 61.72 (High)
    • Climate Index 90.02 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 14.66 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.68 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Chenonceaux

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Chenonceaux

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.27 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 99.4 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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