Avon-les-Roches tourism and travel guide

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Visit Avon-les-Roches: highlights and tourist information

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Avon-les-Roches 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 32 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Avon-les-Roches is 236 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Crissay-sur-Manse at 3 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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Avon-les-Roches, 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 Avon-les-Roches in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Avon-les-Roches

Markets in and near Avon-les-Roches

  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (14km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (15km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (16km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (19km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (21km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Montbazon: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Avon-les-Roches, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Avon-les-Roches, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (32km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (30km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (54km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (12km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (12km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (21km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (30km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (32km)
  • Parc de Lathan (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (46km)

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 (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (58km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Avon-les-Roches

Canton: Île-Bouchard

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37220

Distance to Avon-les-Roches

from Tours (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 236 km

from Calais: 434 km

from Nice: 656 km

from Bordeaux: 270 km

from Strasbourg: 567 km

Getting here

Avon-les-Roches 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 Avon-les-Roches from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Crissay-sur-Manse, Crouzilles, Neuil, Panzoult, Parcay-sur-Vienne, Tavant and Trogues.

This page in French: Visiter Avon-les-Roches