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La Guerche tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Guerche in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of La Roche-Posay at 13 km from La Guerche

Visit La Guerche: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Posay at 13 km and Chatellerault at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Guerche, 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 Guerche in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 13 km (direction south-east), in the Vienne department

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical monuments...

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th century townhouses...

See Chatellerault guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Vienne department

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river setting make...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 32 km (direction north-east)

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting...

See Loches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-west)

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the tiny village...

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vienne department

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop when...

See Chauvigny guide


Theme Park at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide


Heritage Site at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vienne department

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including...

See Poitiers guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 47 km (direction north-west)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Guerche


Markets in and near La Guerche

  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (7km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (11km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (16km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (19km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (24km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (26km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (28km)
  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (33km)

More information about La Guerche, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near La Guerche, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

La Guerche is in the eastern-center of France at 57 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: La Guerche is 250 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Guerche

Canton: Grand-Pressigny

Arrondissement: Loches

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37350

Distance to La Guerche

from Tours (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 250 km

from Calais: 459 km

from Nice: 621 km

from Bordeaux: 249 km

from Strasbourg: 557 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 Guerche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barrou, Chambon, Le Grand-Pressigny, Lesigny, Leugny and Maire.

This page in French: Visiter La Guerche

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