Brizay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brizay in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Tavant at 3 km from Brizay

Visit Brizay: highlights and tourist information

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Brizay 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 Brizay in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tavant at 3 km and Chateau du Rivau at 6 km.

Brizay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east-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 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 18 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
Chateau d\'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

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Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Langeais guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 28 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...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide

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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

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


  • 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

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

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

Brizay is in the eastern-center of France at 39 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Brizay is 243 kilometres from Paris).

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

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