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Dierre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dierre in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Amboise at 7 km from Dierre

Visit Dierre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Amboise at 7 km and Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dierre, 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 Dierre in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

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

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tours guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de Chaumont,...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Loches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montresor guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 37 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 37 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and...

See Blois guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dierre


Markets in and near Dierre

  • Blere: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Montlouis-sur-Loire: market Thursday (10km)
  • Cormery: market Thursday (12km)
  • Esvres: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Avertin: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Des-Corps: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Montbazon: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (18km)

More information about Dierre, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Dierre, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (5km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (10km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (13km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (20km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (22km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (23km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (32km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (37km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (39km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (40km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (41km)

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 (21km)
  • Veuil (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (20km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (33km)

Geography and distances

Dierre is in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Dierre is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dierre

Canton: Bléré

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37150

Distance to Dierre

from Tours (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 406 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 303 km

from Strasbourg: 525 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 Dierre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athee-sur-Cher, Blere, La Croix-en-Touraine, Lussault-sur-Loire and Saint-Martin-le-Beau.

This page in French: Visiter Dierre

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