Avoine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Avoine in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Chinon at 5 km from Avoine

Visit Avoine: highlights and tourist information

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Avoine is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Avoine in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chinon at 5 km and Chateau de Chinon at 6 km.

Avoine, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 6 km (direction south-east)

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

See Chateau de Chinon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction west)

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 8 km (direction west)

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

See Montsoreau guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 10 km (direction west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 16 km (direction south-east)

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the Chateau...

See Chateau du Rivau guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the murals...

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across...

See Chateau de Saumur guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is...

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and...

See Chateau de Langeais guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known...

See Langeais guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 22 km (direction east)

Not the most luxurious or largest castle in the region, it is...

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide

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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

What to do at Avoine? 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

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

Avoine is in the eastern-center of France at 44 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Avoine is 244 kilometres from Paris).

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

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


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