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Ciran tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ciran in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Loches at 11 km from Ciran

Visit Ciran: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Loches at 11 km and Montresor at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ciran, 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 Ciran in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Loches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montresor guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vienne department

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical monuments...

See La Roche-Posay guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 33 km (direction north-east)

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th century townhouses...

See Chatellerault guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise,...

See Amboise guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Tours guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ciran


Markets in and near Ciran

  • Ligueil: market Monday (4km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (10km)
  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (12km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (16km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (16km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Cormery: market Thursday (23km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (25km)

More information about Ciran, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Ciran, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (42km)

Geography and distances

Ciran is in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Ciran is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ciran

Canton: Ligueil

Arrondissement: Loches

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37240

Distance to Ciran

from Tours (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 438 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 271 km

from Strasbourg: 541 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 Ciran from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cussay, Esves-le-Moutier, Ligueil, Mouzay, Varennes and Vou.

This page in French: Visiter Ciran

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