Esvres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Esvres in Indre-et-Loire

Visit Esvres: highlights and tourist information

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Esvres 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 14 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Esvres is 210 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tours at 14 km and Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Esvres, 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 Esvres 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 Esvres

Markets in and near Esvres

Market days in Esvres: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Esvres: market Saturday (0km)
  • Cormery: market Thursday (5km)
  • Montbazon: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Saint-Avertin: market Wednesday & Friday (10km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (12km)
  • Montlouis-sur-Loire: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Des-Corps: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (13km)

More information about Esvres, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Esvres, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (15km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (14km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (15km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (20km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (21km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (22km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (24km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (37km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (41km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (53km)

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 (16km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (31km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Esvres

Canton: Chambray-lès-Tours

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37320

Distance to Esvres

from Tours (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 210 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 538 km

Getting here

Esvres 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 Esvres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chambray-les-Tours, Cormery, Montbazon, Truyes and Veigne.

This page in French: Visiter Esvres