Courcay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Chenonceau at 17 km from Courcay

Visit Courcay: highlights and tourist information

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Courcay 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 Courcay in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chenonceau at 17 km and Loches at 18 km.

Courcay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Loches guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
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Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 20 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a lovely...

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tours guide
Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 21 km (direction north-west)

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide


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

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

See Montresor guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

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

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 31 km (direction west)

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 31 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


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

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide

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Map of places to visit near Courcay


Markets in and near Courcay

  • Cormery: market Thursday (3km)
  • Esvres: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Montbazon: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (14km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Montlouis-sur-Loire: market Thursday (16km)
  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Avertin: market Wednesday & Friday (17km)

More information about Courcay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Courcay, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (15km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

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 (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (32km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (36km)

Geography and distances

Courcay is in the eastern-center of France at 21 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Courcay is 209 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courcay

Canton: Bléré

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37310

Distance to Courcay

from Tours (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 209 km

from Calais: 417 km

from Nice: 635 km

from Bordeaux: 291 km

from Strasbourg: 533 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 Courcay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azay-sur-Indre, Cigogne, Cormery, Reignac-sur-Indre, Tauxigny and Truyes.

This page in French: Visiter Courcay


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