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Esvres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Esvres in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Tours at 14 km from Esvres

Visit Esvres: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!



at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tours guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 21 km (direction east-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 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

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

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Loches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide

... 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

What to do at Esvres? 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

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

Esvres is in the eastern-center of France at 14 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Esvres is 210 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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