Cravant-les-Coteaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cravant-les-Coteaux: highlights and tourist information

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Cravant-les-Coteaux 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 Cravant-les-Coteaux in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tavant at 5 km and Chateau du Rivau at 6 km.

Cravant-les-Coteaux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide


at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chinon guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 11 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 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Langeais guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Fontevraud Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 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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Markets in and near Cravant-les-Coteaux

  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (7km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (13km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (16km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (19km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (22km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (22km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (23km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Cravant-les-Coteaux, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Cravant-les-Coteaux, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (26km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (50km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (26km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (38km)

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 (36km)

Geography and distances

Cravant-les-Coteaux is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Cravant-les-Coteaux is 240 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cravant-les-Coteaux

Canton: Île-Bouchard

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37500

Distance to Cravant-les-Coteaux

from Tours (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 240 km

from Calais: 436 km

from Nice: 663 km

from Bordeaux: 268 km

from Strasbourg: 574 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 Cravant-les-Coteaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anche, Ligre, Panzoult, Riviere, Sazilly and Tavant.

This page in French: Visiter Cravant-les-Coteaux


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