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La Riche tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Riche in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Tours at 2 km from La Riche

Visit La Riche: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tours at 2 km and Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters at 2 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Riche, 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 Riche in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 2 km (direction east)

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

See Tours guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 2 km (direction east)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 24 km (direction east)

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you will...

See Amboise guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Ussé guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Riche


Markets in and near La Riche

Market days in La Riche: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • La Riche: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Friday (1km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Des-Corps: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (4km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Avertin: market Wednesday & Friday (5km)
  • Fondettes: market Wednesday & Sunday (5km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (8km)
  • Montbazon: market Tuesday (12km)

Hotels near La Riche

More information about La Riche, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near La Riche, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (18km)
  • Aquarium de Loudun (61km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

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 (1km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (29km)

Geography and distances

La Riche is in the eastern-center of France at 2 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: La Riche is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Riche

Canton: Ballan-Miré

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37520

Distance to La Riche

from Tours (prefecture): 2 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 405 km

from Nice: 657 km

from Bordeaux: 300 km

from Strasbourg: 543 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 Riche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballan-Mire, Chambray-les-Tours, Fondettes, Joue-les-Tours, Parcay-Meslay, Saint-Avertin, Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire, Saint-Genouph, Saint-Pierre-Des-Corps and Tours.

This page in French: Visiter La Riche

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