Anche tourism and travel guide

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Visit Anche: highlights and tourist information

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Anche is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 41 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Anche is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Rivau at 4 km and Tavant at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Anche, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Anche in Centre-Loire Valley.

Note that all distances below 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 Anche

Markets in and near Anche

  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (6km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (12km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (14km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (21km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (22km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (24km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (26km)

More information about Anche, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Anche, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Anche.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (22km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (22km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (20km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (44km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (47km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (6km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (19km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (28km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (39km)
  • Parc de Lathan (39km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Anche

Canton: Île-Bouchard

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 37500

Distance to Anche

from Tours (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 439 km

from Nice: 664 km

from Bordeaux: 264 km

from Strasbourg: 578 km

Getting here

Anche 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 Anche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chinon, Cravant-les-Coteaux, Lemere, Ligre, Riviere and Sazilly.

This page in French: Visiter Anche