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Azay-le-Ferron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Azay-le-Ferron in Indre

Photo is of Brenne Regional Natural Park at 16 km from Azay-le-Ferron

Visit Azay-le-Ferron: highlights and tourist information

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Azay-le-Ferron is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brenne Regional Natural Park at 16 km and La Roche-Posay at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Azay-le-Ferron, 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 Azay-le-Ferron in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical monuments...

See La Roche-Posay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river setting make...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place...

See Loches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle...

See Montresor guide


Heritage Site at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly the...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Vienne department

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th century townhouses...

See Chatellerault guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop when visiting Chauvigny...

See Chauvigny guide


at 47 km (direction east)

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux is quite a...

See Chateauroux guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vienne department

Although it is quite a small town, there is a lot to...

See Montmorillon guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

See Valencay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction south-east)

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre

Map of places to visit near Azay-le-Ferron


Markets in and near Azay-le-Ferron

  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (11km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (17km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (21km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (22km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (24km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (27km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (29km)
  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (31km)

Hotels near Azay-le-Ferron

More information about Azay-le-Ferron, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Azay-le-Ferron, France

What to do at Azay-le-Ferron? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Azay-le-Ferron.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (49km)

Geography and distances

Azay-le-Ferron is in the eastern-center of France at 47 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Azay-le-Ferron is 242 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Azay-le-Ferron

Canton: Mézières-en-Brenne

Arrondissement: Blanc

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36290

Distance to Azay-le-Ferron

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 242 km

from Calais: 459 km

from Nice: 598 km

from Bordeaux: 258 km

from Strasbourg: 535 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into a Paris airport and drive from there or arrive in a cross-channel port with Le Havre and Caen about 3-4 hours distance in the car. For driving distances to Azay-le-Ferron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Martizay and Paulnay.

This page in French: Visiter Azay-le-Ferron

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