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Civray-sur-Esves tourism and travel guide

Photo of Civray-sur-Esves in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Crissay-sur-Manse at 20 km from Civray-sur-Esves

Visit Civray-sur-Esves: highlights and tourist information

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Civray-sur-Esves is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Crissay-sur-Manse at 20 km and Loches at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Civray-sur-Esves, 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 Civray-sur-Esves in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Loches guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tavant guide


at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Chatellerault guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

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

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vienne department

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

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

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tours guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Langeais guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide

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

Map of places to visit near Civray-sur-Esves


Markets in and near Civray-sur-Esves

  • Descartes: market Sunday (8km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (8km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (9km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (11km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (23km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (26km)
  • Cormery: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Civray-sur-Esves, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Civray-sur-Esves, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (41km)

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 (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (39km)

Geography and distances

Civray-sur-Esves is in the eastern-center of France at 38 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Civray-sur-Esves is 235 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Civray-sur-Esves

Canton: Descartes

Arrondissement: Loches

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37160

Distance to Civray-sur-Esves

from Tours (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 235 km

from Calais: 442 km

from Nice: 633 km

from Bordeaux: 265 km

from Strasbourg: 552 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 Civray-sur-Esves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bournan, Marce-sur-Esves and Sepmes.

This page in French: Visiter Civray-sur-Esves

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