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La Chapelle-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chapelle-sur-Loire in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau d'Ussé at 5 km from La Chapelle-sur-Loire

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 Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Ussé at 5 km and Chinon at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Ussé guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chinon guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also...

See Montsoreau guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely...

See Chateau de Langeais guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Langeais guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 19 km (direction east)

Not the most luxurious or largest castle in the...

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 22 km (direction west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Saumur guide

... 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)

Hotels near La Chapelle-sur-Loire

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Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-sur-Loire, France

What to do at La Chapelle-sur-Loire? 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

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 (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-sur-Loire is 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).

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

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

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