Brizay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brizay in Indre-et-Loire

Visit Brizay: highlights and tourist information

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Brizay 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 39 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Brizay is 243 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tavant at 3 km and Chateau du Rivau at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brizay, 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 Brizay 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 Brizay

Markets in and near Brizay

  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (11km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (14km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (17km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (20km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (23km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (25km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (26km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Brizay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Brizay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Brizay.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (26km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (50km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (26km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (42km)
  • Loches (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (28km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (48km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (5km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (18km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (28km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (37km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (39km)
  • Parc de Lathan (45km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (53km)

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 (39km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Brizay

Canton: Île-Bouchard

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37220

Distance to Brizay

from Tours (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 243 km

from Calais: 441 km

from Nice: 656 km

from Bordeaux: 263 km

from Strasbourg: 572 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chezelles, Crouzilles, La Tour-Saint-Gelin, Lemere, Panzoult, Parcay-sur-Vienne, Sazilly, Tavant and Theneuil.

This page in French: Visiter Brizay