Breches tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Lude at 20 km from Breches

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Breches 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 Breches in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 20 km and Langeais at 27 km.

Breches, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Sarthe department

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of the Loire...

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 27 km (direction south)

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known for the...

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tours guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Ussé guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and a very...

See Bauge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above Lavardin, it...

See Lavardin guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chinon guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Markets in and near Breches

  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (6km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (8km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (14km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (15km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (20km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (22km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (24km)
  • Fondettes: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (27km)

More information about Breches, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Breches, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (20km)
  • Parc de Lathan (20km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (27km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (29km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (30km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (30km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (38km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (49km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (60km)

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 (28km)
  • Cogners (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (43km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (45km)

Geography and distances

Breches is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Breches is 204 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Breches

Canton: Château-la-Vallière

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37330

Distance to Breches

from Tours (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 204 km

from Calais: 391 km

from Nice: 686 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 558 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 Breches from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-la-Valliere, Chenu, Couesmes, Sonzay, Souvigne and Villiers-Au-Bouin.

This page in French: Visiter Breches