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Chambon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chambon in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of La Roche-Posay at 6 km from Chambon

Visit Chambon: highlights and tourist information

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Chambon is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Posay at 6 km and Angles-sur-l'Anglin at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chambon, 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 Chambon in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 6 km (direction south), in the Vienne department

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the...

See La Roche-Posay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vienne department

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 20 km (direction west), in the Vienne department

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable...

See Chatellerault guide


Heritage Site at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vienne department

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe,...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vienne department

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop when visiting...

See Chauvigny guide


at 33 km (direction north-east)

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting...

See Loches guide


Theme Park at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

Tavant is a small village but a visit to...

See Tavant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-east)

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the...

See Montresor guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites,...

See Poitiers guide


at 46 km (direction south), in the Vienne department

Although it is quite a small town, there is a lot to...

See Montmorillon guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Chambon


Markets in and near Chambon

  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (9km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (17km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (20km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (22km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (27km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (30km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (31km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (31km)

More information about Chambon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Chambon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (61km)

Geography and distances

Chambon is in the eastern-center of France at 62 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Chambon is 252 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chambon

Canton: Preuilly-sur-Claise

Arrondissement: Loches

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37290

Distance to Chambon

from Tours (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 252 km

from Calais: 463 km

from Nice: 614 km

from Bordeaux: 247 km

from Strasbourg: 554 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 Chambon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barrou, Boussay, Chaumussay, Coussay-les-Bois, La Guerche, Lesigny and Maire.

This page in French: Visiter Chambon

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