Salle Capitulaire de l'abbaye de la Trinité à Vendôme
©Salle Capitulaire de l'abbaye de la Trinité à Vendôme|A. Veillith-CATV

on the route of frescoed churches

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In one look

In Vendôme area, discover 1000 years of frescoes, an astonishing testimony to the art of wall painting through the centuries.
You will be surprised and amazed by discovering the sets and techniques that illustrate many subjects. We have selected the little treasures for you.

Vendôme and its surroundings

For the first day, you will push the doors of the chapter house of the Abbey of the Trinity of Vendôme to discover the fresco of the miraculous fishing.
A few km from the abbey, the churches of Areines and its 12th century murals and Meslay (Saint-Calais church) and its Byzantine-inspired paintings of the 20th century will surprise you.

  • A leaflet will allow you to decipher the paintings and give you some information on the architecture.
  • If locked, a sign will tell you how to find the key.


Around Montoire-sur-le Loir

The second day you will discover the churches on the Montoire-sur-le Loir side. Here is our selection for your stay in Vendômois:

  • Christ in Majesty, at the Saint-Gilles chapel in Montoire-sur-le Loir
  • Saint-Genest church in Lavardin, one of the “Most Beautiful Villages in France”
  • The church of Saint-Jacques des Guérets, at the foot of the small troglodyte city of Trôo


WE love !

  • The preservation of our murals
  • Discovery along the Loir Valley

Your accommodation

Bed and Breakfast La Maison d’Olivier

You will stay in one of the guest rooms at Maison d’Olivier in the heart of Vendôme, a stone’s throw from the Abbey of the Trinity. Ideal place to relax for a few days in Vendômois.

For any special request, contact us by email ( or by phone from Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. then from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Service at your disposal to concoct a tailor-made stay according to your desires.

2 days / 1 nightFrom Easter to All Saints’ day
Stay from80 €*

* Per adult, double base, subject to availability on the chosen date.

The price includes :
– One night in a guest room classified as a reference guest room, on a double basis, breakfasts included,
– A dinner in a restaurant in Vendôme (excluding drinks)
– Leaflets helping the visit
– Support materials for visiting Vendôme and Lavardin
– The Vendôme tourist guide

The price does not include:
– Routing and transport on site
– The personal expenses
-Meals not mentioned
– Drinks
– Single room supplement
– Tourist tax and additional tourist tax

Several possibilities to reach Vendôme:

By the road :

Vendôme is located on the RN10, CD 357 and CD 957
Access to the A10 and A11 motorways within 30km
170km from Paris
90km from Chartres
88km from Orleans
78km from Le Mans
55km from Tours

By TGV – Vendôme / Villiers-sur-Loir
42 minutes from Paris-Montparnasse
20 minutes from Tours
Info: A Téa shuttle (Line A & Line TGV) which leaves from the TGV station to Vendôme town center is at your disposal.
Timetables and prices

By TER (regional train):
– Regional trains: Paris – Austerlitz / Vendôme station – boulevard Trémault station Multimodal mode
Timetables and prices

A very practical tool made available to you by the Center-Val de Loire Region “JV Malin” which will allow you to make your own itinerary, whatever your mode of transport: car, bike, train, bus, carpooling … ..

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