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Cinq-Mars-la-Pile tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Villandry at 4 km from Cinq-Mars-la-Pile

Visit Cinq-Mars-la-Pile: highlights and tourist information

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Cinq-Mars-la-Pile is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Villandry at 4 km and Langeais at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cinq-Mars-la-Pile, 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 Cinq-Mars-la-Pile in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 4 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide


at 10 km (direction south)

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its castle but also...

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

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Ussé guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

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

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chinon guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cinq-Mars-la-Pile


Markets in and near Cinq-Mars-la-Pile

  • Langeais: market Sunday (5km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (8km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Fondettes: market Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (13km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (15km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • La Riche: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)

Hotels near Cinq-Mars-la-Pile

More information about Cinq-Mars-la-Pile, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Cinq-Mars-la-Pile, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (34km)
  • Aquarium de Loudun (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (47km)
  • Loches (48km)
  • La Fleche (56km)

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 (16km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (44km)

Geography and distances

Cinq-Mars-la-Pile is in the eastern-center of France at 18 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Cinq-Mars-la-Pile is 218 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cinq-Mars-la-Pile

Canton: Langeais

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37130

Distance to Cinq-Mars-la-Pile

from Tours (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 218 km

from Calais: 413 km

from Nice: 667 km

from Bordeaux: 290 km

from Strasbourg: 559 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 Cinq-Mars-la-Pile from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berthenay, La Chapelle-Aux-Naux, Langeais, Lignieres-de-Touraine, Mazieres-de-Touraine, Saint-Etienne-de-Chigny, Valleres and Villandry.

This page in French: Visiter Cinq-Mars-la-Pile

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