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La Ferriere tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Ferriere in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Lavardin at 16 km from La Ferriere

Visit La Ferriere: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 16 km and Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Ferriere, 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 Ferriere in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient...

See Lavardin guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens...

See Tours guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 30 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a...

See Chateau d'Amboise guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains...

See Vendome guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 31 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide


at 31 km (direction south-east)

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to...

See Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 31 km (direction south-east)

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 37 km (direction south-west)

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but...

See Chateau de Villandry guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 42 km (direction south-east)

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide


at 44 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic...

See Blois guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near La Ferriere


Markets in and near La Ferriere

  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (12km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (16km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (20km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (22km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Des-Corps: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • La Riche: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

More information about La Ferriere, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near La Ferriere, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (56km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (59km)

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 (26km)
  • Cogners (27km)
  • Coulaines (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (22km)

Geography and distances

La Ferriere is in the eastern-center of France at 27 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: La Ferriere is 181 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ferriere

Canton: Château-Renault

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37110

Distance to La Ferriere

from Tours (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 181 km

from Calais: 378 km

from Nice: 668 km

from Bordeaux: 327 km

from Strasbourg: 530 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 Ferriere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Les Hermites, Marray and Saint-Laurent-en-Gatines.

This page in French: Visiter La Ferriere

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