Chouze-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chouze-sur-Loire in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Candes-Saint-Martin at 4 km from Chouze-sur-Loire

Visit Chouze-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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Chouze-sur-Loire 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 Chouze-sur-Loire in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Candes-Saint-Martin at 4 km and Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church at 4 km.

Chouze-sur-Loire, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 8 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

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at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 13 km (direction east)

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

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Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 15 km (direction west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across...

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at 15 km (direction west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is...

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Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by...

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Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Map of places to visit near Chouze-sur-Loire


Markets in and near Chouze-sur-Loire

  • Avoine: market Friday (6km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (6km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (12km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (24km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (24km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Chouze-sur-Loire, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Chouze-sur-Loire, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (25km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (24km)
  • Loudun (25km)

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)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (32km)

Geography and distances

Chouze-sur-Loire is in the eastern-center of France at 46 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Chouze-sur-Loire is 245 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chouze-sur-Loire

Canton: Bourgueil

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37140

Distance to Chouze-sur-Loire

from Tours (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 245 km

from Calais: 432 km

from Nice: 681 km

from Bordeaux: 272 km

from Strasbourg: 588 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 Chouze-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avoine, Beaumont-en-Veron, Bourgueil, Candes-Saint-Martin, Fontevraud l'Abbaye, Montsoreau, Saint-Germain-sur-Vienne, Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil, Savigny-en-Veron and Varennes-sur-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Chouze-sur-Loire