Gizeux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gizeux in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Langeais at 18 km from Gizeux

Visit Gizeux: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gizeux in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Langeais at 18 km and Chateau d\'Ussé at 18 km.

Gizeux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known for the...

See Langeais guide
Chateau d\'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an interesting troglodyte...

See Montsoreau guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chinon guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 25 km (direction east)

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

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Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across the Loire...

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at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is a lovely...

See Saumur guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 26 km (direction south)

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

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Chateau d\'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction south-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Map of places to visit near Gizeux


Markets in and near Gizeux

  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (14km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (18km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (19km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (21km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (23km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (23km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (25km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (26km)

More information about Gizeux, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Gizeux, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (39km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (39km)
  • Loudun (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

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 (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (44km)

Geography and distances

Gizeux is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Gizeux is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gizeux

Canton: Bourgueil

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37340

Distance to Gizeux

from Tours (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 413 km

from Nice: 687 km

from Bordeaux: 291 km

from Strasbourg: 577 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 Gizeux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Continvoir, Courleon and Parcay-les-Pins.

This page in French: Visiter Gizeux