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Braye-sous-Faye tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Rivau at 13 km from Braye-sous-Faye

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Braye-sous-Faye 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 Braye-sous-Faye in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Rivau at 13 km and Tavant at 15 km.

Braye-sous-Faye, 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 )

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tavant guide


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

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the tiny village...

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
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at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chinon guide


at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Chatellerault 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...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide


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

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

See Montsoreau guide

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Markets in and near Braye-sous-Faye

  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (3km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (22km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (25km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (25km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (27km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (27km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (27km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Braye-sous-Faye, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Braye-sous-Faye, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (20km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (61km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (20km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (41km)

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


Geography and distances

Braye-sous-Faye is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Braye-sous-Faye is 255 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Braye-sous-Faye

Canton: Richelieu

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37120

Distance to Braye-sous-Faye

from Tours (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 255 km

from Calais: 454 km

from Nice: 653 km

from Bordeaux: 250 km

from Strasbourg: 580 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 Braye-sous-Faye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Braslou, Chaveignes, Courcoue, Faye-la-Vineuse, Jaulnay, Nueil-sous-Faye, Pouant, Razines and Richelieu.

This page in French: Visiter Braye-sous-Faye


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