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Charge tourism and travel guide

Photo of Charge in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard at 3 km from Charge

Visit Charge: highlights and tourist information

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Charge 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 26 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Charge is 186 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard at 3 km and Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charge, 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 Charge 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 Charge


Markets in and near Charge

  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (3km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (15km)
  • Montlouis-sur-Loire: market Thursday (16km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (18km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (20km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (21km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (22km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (22km)

More information about Charge, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Charge, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (10km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (12km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (12km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (13km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (26km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (28km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (29km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (29km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (33km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (46km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (46km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (49km)

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 (27km)
  • Veuil (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (11km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Charge

Canton: Amboise

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37530

Distance to Charge

from Tours (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 186 km

from Calais: 396 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 314 km

from Strasbourg: 516 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amboise, Cangey, Limeray, Mosnes, Nazelles-Negron, Poce-sur-Cisse, Saint-Ouen-les-Vignes, Saint-Regle and Souvigny-de-Touraine.

This page in French: Visiter Charge

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