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Faye-la-Vineuse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Faye-la-Vineuse in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau du Rivau at 16 km from Faye-la-Vineuse

Visit Faye-la-Vineuse: highlights and tourist information

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Faye-la-Vineuse is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Rivau at 16 km and Tavant at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Faye-la-Vineuse, 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 Faye-la-Vineuse in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 16 km (direction )

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the Chateau...

See Chateau du Rivau guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tavant guide


at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Chatellerault guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

See Chateau de Chinon guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


Theme Park at 32 km (direction south), in the Vienne department

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 33 km (direction south)

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 35 km (direction north-west)

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-west)

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Faye-la-Vineuse


Markets in and near Faye-la-Vineuse

  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (6km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (22km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (24km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (25km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (27km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (27km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (30km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (30km)

Hotels near Faye-la-Vineuse

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Tourist attractions near Faye-la-Vineuse, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (21km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (20km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (42km)
  • Chauvigny (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Faye-la-Vineuse is in the eastern-center of France at 55 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Faye-la-Vineuse is 259 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Faye-la-Vineuse

Canton: Richelieu

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37120

Distance to Faye-la-Vineuse

from Tours (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 259 km

from Calais: 457 km

from Nice: 651 km

from Bordeaux: 246 km

from Strasbourg: 582 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 Faye-la-Vineuse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Braslou, Braye-sous-Faye, Jaulnay, Nueil-sous-Faye, Pouant, Razines, Saint-Christophe and Serigny.

This page in French: Visiter Faye-la-Vineuse

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