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Esves-le-Moutier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Esves-le-Moutier in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Loches at 10 km from Esves-le-Moutier

Visit Esves-le-Moutier: highlights and tourist information

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Esves-le-Moutier is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Loches at 10 km and Montresor at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Esves-le-Moutier, 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 Esves-le-Moutier in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Loches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montresor guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vienne department

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main...

See La Roche-Posay guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Chatellerault guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south), in the Vienne department

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Tavant guide


at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Esves-le-Moutier


Markets in and near Esves-le-Moutier

  • Ligueil: market Monday (7km)
  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (11km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (14km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (15km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (18km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (21km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Cormery: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Esves-le-Moutier, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Esves-le-Moutier, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (41km)

Geography and distances

Esves-le-Moutier is in the eastern-center of France at 42 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Esves-le-Moutier is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Esves-le-Moutier

Canton: Ligueil

Arrondissement: Loches

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37240

Distance to Esves-le-Moutier

from Tours (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 440 km

from Nice: 620 km

from Bordeaux: 271 km

from Strasbourg: 539 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 Esves-le-Moutier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Betz-le-Chateau, Ciran, Ferriere-Larcon, Mouzay, Saint-Senoch, Varennes and Vou.

This page in French: Visiter Esves-le-Moutier

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