Avrille-les-Ponceaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Avrille-les-Ponceaux: highlights and tourist information

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Avrille-les-Ponceaux 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 30 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Avrille-les-Ponceaux is 223 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Langeais at 12 km and Chateau de Langeais at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avrille-les-Ponceaux, 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 Avrille-les-Ponceaux 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 Avrille-les-Ponceaux

Markets in and near Avrille-les-Ponceaux

  • Langeais: market Sunday (12km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (17km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (19km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (20km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (22km)
  • Fondettes: market Wednesday & Sunday (23km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (25km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (25km)

More information about Avrille-les-Ponceaux, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Avrille-les-Ponceaux, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (43km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (44km)
  • Loudun (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (30km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Lathan (13km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (18km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (20km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (28km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (30km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (30km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (50km)

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 (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (50km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Avrille-les-Ponceaux

Canton: Langeais

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37340

Distance to Avrille-les-Ponceaux

from Tours (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 223 km

from Calais: 411 km

from Nice: 681 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 571 km

Getting here

Avrille-les-Ponceaux 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 Avrille-les-Ponceaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Continvoir, Hommes, Les Essards and Savigne-sur-Lathan.

This page in French: Visiter Avrille-les-Ponceaux