Braslou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Braslou in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau du Rivau at 13 km from Braslou

Visit Braslou: highlights and tourist information

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Braslou 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 Braslou in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Rivau at 13 km and Tavant at 14 km.

Braslou, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Tavant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 22 km (direction north-west)

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

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at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Chatellerault guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre to explore...

See Chinon guide
Chateau d\'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance castle surrounded...

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Chateau d\'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one of the...

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Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the facade and...

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Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you can see...

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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the town's leisure...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


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

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an interesting troglodyte...

See Montsoreau guide

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Map of places to visit near Braslou


Markets in and near Braslou

  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (5km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (21km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (22km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (23km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (23km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (27km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (28km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Braslou, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Braslou, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (24km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (58km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (23km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (49km)

Geography and distances

Braslou is in the eastern-center of France at 49 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Braslou is 253 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Braslou

Canton: Richelieu

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37120

Distance to Braslou

from Tours (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 253 km

from Calais: 452 km

from Nice: 650 km

from Bordeaux: 252 km

from Strasbourg: 577 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 Braslou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Braye-sous-Faye, Chaveignes, Courcoue, Faye-la-Vineuse, Jaulnay, La Tour-Saint-Gelin, Luze, Razines, Richelieu and Verneuil-le-Chateau.

This page in French: Visiter Braslou