La Chapelle-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Chapelle-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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La Chapelle-sur-Loire 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 39 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-sur-Loire is 239 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chinon at 7 km and Chateau de Chinon at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chapelle-sur-Loire, 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 Chapelle-sur-Loire 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 Chapelle-sur-Loire

Markets in and near La Chapelle-sur-Loire

  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (6km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (8km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (13km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (17km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (27km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (28km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about La Chapelle-sur-Loire, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-sur-Loire, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (28km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (12km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (12km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (15km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (36km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (19km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (20km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (24km)
  • Parc de Lathan (26km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (37km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (39km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (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 (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-sur-Loire

Canton: Bourgueil

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37140

Distance to La Chapelle-sur-Loire

from Tours (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 239 km

from Calais: 428 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 275 km

from Strasbourg: 580 km

Getting here

La Chapelle-sur-Loire 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 Chapelle-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avoine, Beaumont-en-Veron, Benais, Bourgueil, Huismes, Ingrandes-de-Touraine, Restigne, Rigny-Usse and Saint-Patrice.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-sur-Loire