Tavant tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Tavant in Indre-et-Loire

Visit Tavant: Highlights and Tourist Information

This page features a summary of highlights near Tavant that you might like to explore. For detailed visitor information see the Tavant travel guide

Location of Tavant on map of France

Tavant is situated in the Indre-et-Loire (Loire Valley region) in the eastern-center of France at 37 km from Tours, the department capital. (General information: Tavant is 241 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Rivau at 6 km and Crissay-sur-Manse at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tavant, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Tavant. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Tavant and location information

More information about Tavant & region

Detailed Tavant tourist guide

Indre-et-Loire (local department)

Loire Valley (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Tavant

Local markets

  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (12km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (13km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (18km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (18km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (22km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (22km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (26km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Tavant, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Tavant and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

aquarium Aquarium de Loudun (26km); Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Crissay-sur-Manse (8km); Candes-Saint-Martin (26km); Montsoreau (27km)

National Monuments Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau (16km); Fontevraud Abbey (26km); Cloisters of la Psalette (37km); Oiron Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Loudun (26km); Montreuil-Bellay (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs Loire-Anjou-Touraine (28km)

Churches or other religious monuments Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (26km); Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (26km); Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (43km); Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (48km); Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (52km)

Remarkable gardens Les jardins du château du Rivau (6km); Les jardins de la Chatonnière (16km); Les jardins du château de Villandry (26km); Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (36km); Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (37km); Parc de Lathan (43km); Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Chinon (12km); Richelieu (13km); Saumur (38km); Amboise (56km)

Towns of Art and history Tours (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tavant

Canton: Île-Bouchard

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 37220

Distance to Tavant

from Tours (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 241 km

from Calais: 438 km

from Nice: 658 km

from Bordeaux: 265 km

from Strasbourg: 572 km

Getting here

Tavant is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-channel ports such as Caen and Le Havre (about 3-4 hours drive from here) or fly into Paris and drive south from there. For driving distances to Tavant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Tavant): Avon-les-Roches, Brizay, Chateau du Rivau, Cravant-les-Coteaux, Crouzilles, Lemere, Panzoult, Sazilly and Theneuil.

This page in French: Visitez Tavant

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