Avoine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Avoine in Indre-et-Loire

Visit Avoine: highlights and tourist information

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Avoine 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 44 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Avoine is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chinon at 5 km and Chateau de Chinon at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avoine, 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 Avoine 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 Avoine

Markets in and near Avoine

Market days in Avoine: weekly market: Friday;

  • Avoine: market Friday (0km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (6km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (10km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (22km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (24km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Avoine, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Avoine, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (23km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (23km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (27km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (8km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (10km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (35km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (43km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

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 (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Avoine

Canton: Chinon

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37420

Distance to Avoine

from Tours (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 434 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 270 km

from Strasbourg: 584 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-en-Veron, Chinon, Chouze-sur-Loire, Huismes, La Chapelle-sur-Loire, Savigny-en-Veron and Thizay.

This page in French: Visiter Avoine