Paris, the national capital, is situated 80 miles (129 kilometers) northeast of Cloyes-sur-le-Loir.
To discover why so many tourists go for Centre - Loire Valley as their holiday destination make sure you see a bit more of the area. You'll also find Illiers-Combray, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south, and Savigny-sur-Braye 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast.
While you are staying in Cloyes-sur-le-Loir, don't forget to make a day trip to Orleans. Approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) away, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you'll find Sainte-Croix Cathedral, House of Joan of Arc and Place du Martroi. St. Pierre-le-Puellier and Place de la Loire are other good spots to visit.
If you need to escape the elements, you really can't go past Centre - Loire Valley's excellent craft workshops. These are good places to learn about the local lore and culture and pick up a souvenir or two. Spend a day in the sunshine and fresh air and discover Centre - Loire Valley's fascinating gardens.
Local tours are a great way to experience places only locals know. Join one of the cycling tours, winery tours and city walking tours.
When the time comes to return to the familiarity of home, you'll be bidding Cloyes-sur-le-Loir a sad Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell).