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Courcoue tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Rivau at 10 km from Courcoue

Visit Courcoue: highlights and tourist information

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Courcoue 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 Courcoue in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Rivau at 10 km and Tavant at 10 km.

Courcoue, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide


at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tavant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
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at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chinon guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Chatellerault guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide


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

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Montsoreau guide

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Map of places to visit near Courcoue


Markets in and near Courcoue

  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (6km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (19km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (19km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (24km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (25km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (27km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (30km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (31km)

More information about Courcoue, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Courcoue, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (24km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (55km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (24km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (46km)

Geography and distances

Courcoue is in the eastern-center of France at 46 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Courcoue is 249 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courcoue

Canton: Richelieu

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37120

Distance to Courcoue

from Tours (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 249 km

from Calais: 448 km

from Nice: 652 km

from Bordeaux: 256 km

from Strasbourg: 575 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 Courcoue from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Braslou, Braye-sous-Faye, Champigny-sur-Veude, Chaveignes, Chezelles, La Tour-Saint-Gelin, Lemere, Luze, Richelieu and Verneuil-le-Chateau.

This page in French: Visiter Courcoue


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