Fondettes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fondettes: highlights and tourist information

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Fondettes 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 7 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Fondettes is 207 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tours at 7 km and Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fondettes, 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 Fondettes 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 Fondettes

Markets in and near Fondettes

Market days in Fondettes: weekly market: Wednesday & Sunday;

  • Fondettes: market Wednesday & Sunday (0km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • La Riche: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Des-Corps: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Avertin: market Wednesday & Friday (11km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)

More information about Fondettes, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Fondettes, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (24km)
  • Aquarium de Loudun (58km)

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 (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (5km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (7km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (9km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (19km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (22km)
  • Parc de Lathan (34km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (40km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (43km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (43km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (45km)

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 (5km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fondettes

Canton: Luynes

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37230

Distance to Fondettes

from Tours (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 207 km

from Calais: 405 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 548 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berthenay, Joue-les-Tours, La Riche, Luynes, Mettray, Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire, Saint-Genouph and Saint-Roch.

This page in French: Visiter Fondettes