La Celle-Saint-Avant tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Celle-Saint-Avant: highlights and tourist information

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La Celle-Saint-Avant 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 42 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: La Celle-Saint-Avant is 242 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Crissay-sur-Manse at 17 km and Tavant at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Celle-Saint-Avant, 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 La Celle-Saint-Avant 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 La Celle-Saint-Avant

Markets in and near La Celle-Saint-Avant

  • Descartes: market Sunday (9km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (10km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (16km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (19km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (19km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (21km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (27km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)

More information about La Celle-Saint-Avant, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near La Celle-Saint-Avant, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Celle-Saint-Avant.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (40km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (47km)

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 (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (21km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (29km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (36km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (41km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Celle-Saint-Avant

Canton: Descartes

Arrondissement: Loches

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37160

Distance to La Celle-Saint-Avant

from Tours (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 242 km

from Calais: 446 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 260 km

from Strasbourg: 561 km

Getting here

La Celle-Saint-Avant 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 La Celle-Saint-Avant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buxeuil, Drache, Maille, Marce-sur-Esves, Marcilly-sur-Vienne, Nouatre, Port-de-Piles, Ports, Pussigny and Sepmes.

This page in French: Visiter La Celle-Saint-Avant