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Langeais tourism and travel guide

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Visit Langeais: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known for the castle in the town

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Langeais. For detailed visitor information see the Langeais travel guide.

Langeais 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 22 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Langeais is 223 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Langeais

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and the oldest castle keep in France: Chateau de Langeais

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Villandry at 8 km and Azay-le-Rideau at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Langeais, 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 Langeais 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 Langeais

Markets in and near Langeais

Market days in Langeais: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Langeais: market Sunday (0km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (13km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (15km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Fondettes: market Wednesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (21km)

More information about Langeais, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Langeais, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (38km)
  • Aquarium de Loudun (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (43km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (47km)
  • Loches (50km)
  • La Fleche (55km)

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 (21km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Langeais

Canton: Langeais

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37130

Distance to Langeais

from Tours (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 223 km

from Calais: 417 km

from Nice: 669 km

from Bordeaux: 287 km

from Strasbourg: 564 km

Getting here

Langeais 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 Langeais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brehemont, Cinq-Mars-la-Pile, La Chapelle-Aux-Naux, Lignieres-de-Touraine, Saint-Michel-sur-Loire and Valleres.

This page in French: Visiter Langeais

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