Breches tourism and travel guide

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Visit Breches: highlights and tourist information

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Breches 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 30 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Breches is 204 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 20 km and Langeais at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Breches, 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 Breches 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 Breches

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

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

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

Breches 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 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