Drache tourism and travel guide

Photo of Drache in Indre-et-Loire

Visit Drache: highlights and tourist information

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Drache is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 38 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Drache is 238 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Crissay-sur-Manse at 15 km and Tavant at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Drache, 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 Drache in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Drache

Markets in and near Drache

  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (6km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (10km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (15km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (15km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (23km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (24km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Drache, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Drache, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Drache.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (41km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (22km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (26km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (33km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (37km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (45km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (48km)

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 (38km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Drache

Canton: Descartes

Arrondissement: Loches

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 37800

Distance to Drache

from Tours (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 238 km

from Calais: 442 km

from Nice: 639 km

from Bordeaux: 264 km

from Strasbourg: 558 km

Getting here

Drache is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Drache from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Celle-Saint-Avant, Maille, Marce-sur-Esves, Nouatre, Noyant-de-Touraine, Port-de-Piles, Ports, Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine and Sepmes.

This page in French: Visiter Drache