Azay-sur-Cher tourism and travel guide

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Visit Azay-sur-Cher: highlights and tourist information

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Azay-sur-Cher 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 13 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Azay-sur-Cher is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Amboise at 12 km and Chateau d'Amboise at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Azay-sur-Cher, 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-sur-Cher 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 Azay-sur-Cher

Markets in and near Azay-sur-Cher

  • Montlouis-sur-Loire: market Thursday (5km)
  • Esvres: market Saturday (8km)
  • Cormery: market Thursday (9km)
  • Saint-Avertin: market Wednesday & Friday (9km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Des-Corps: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Montbazon: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)

More information about Azay-sur-Cher, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Azay-sur-Cher, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (7km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (12km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (13km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (15km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (17km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (25km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (29km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (30km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (42km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (45km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (46km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (48km)

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 (15km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (22km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Azay-sur-Cher

Canton: Bléré

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37270

Distance to Azay-sur-Cher

from Tours (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 407 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 300 km

from Strasbourg: 532 km

Getting here

Azay-sur-Cher 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 Azay-sur-Cher from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athee-sur-Cher, Larcay, Lussault-sur-Loire, Montlouis-sur-Loire, Saint-Martin-le-Beau and Veretz.

This page in French: Visiter Azay-sur-Cher