Ballan-Mire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ballan-Mire in Indre-et-Loire

Visit Ballan-Mire: highlights and tourist information

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Ballan-Mire 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 8 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Ballan-Mire is 212 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Villandry at 7 km and Tours at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ballan-Mire, 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 Ballan-Mire 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 Ballan-Mire

Markets in and near Ballan-Mire

Market days in Ballan-Mire: weekly market: Sunday & Friday;

  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (0km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (4km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (7km)
  • La Riche: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Fondettes: market Wednesday & Sunday (7km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Avertin: market Wednesday & Friday (9km)

More information about Ballan-Mire, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Ballan-Mire, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (23km)
  • Aquarium de Loudun (54km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

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 (8km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ballan-Mire

Canton: Ballan-Miré

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37510

Distance to Ballan-Mire

from Tours (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 212 km

from Calais: 411 km

from Nice: 657 km

from Bordeaux: 293 km

from Strasbourg: 549 km

Getting here

Ballan-Mire 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 Ballan-Mire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Druye, Joue-les-Tours, La Riche, Luynes, Saint-Genouph, Savonnieres and Tours.

This page in French: Visiter Ballan-Mire