Bournan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bournan in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Loches at 21 km from Bournan

Visit Bournan: highlights and tourist information

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Bournan is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bournan in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Loches at 21 km and Crissay-sur-Manse at 21 km.

Bournan, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Loches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the tiny village of Crissay-sur-Manse...

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the murals in the...

See Tavant guide
Chateau d\'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 30 km (direction north-west)

Not the most luxurious or largest castle in the region, it is the beauty...

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its castle but also has a...

See Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Chatellerault guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 31 km (direction west)

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the Chateau de Rivau...

See Chateau du Rivau guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vienne department

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 35 km (direction north-west)

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is the world...

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 37 km (direction north-west)

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval buildings, and...

See Tours guide
Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 37 km (direction north-west)

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of Tours...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montresor guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a very impressive...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 38 km (direction north-west)

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and the oldest...

See Chateau de Langeais guide

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Map of places to visit near Bournan


Markets in and near Bournan

  • Ligueil: market Monday (7km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (9km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (10km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (10km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (17km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (21km)
  • Cormery: market Thursday (24km)
  • Montbazon: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)

More information about Bournan, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Bournan, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (38km)

Geography and distances

Bournan is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Bournan is 233 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bournan

Canton: Ligueil

Arrondissement: Loches

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37240

Distance to Bournan

from Tours (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 233 km

from Calais: 440 km

from Nice: 632 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 550 km

Getting here

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 Bournan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bossee, Civray-sur-Esves, Cussay, Marce-sur-Esves and Sepmes.

This page in French: Visiter Bournan