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Langeais tourism and travel guide

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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

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

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.

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Langeais in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Villandry at 8 km and Azay-le-Rideau at 8 km.

Langeais, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle less than one km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide
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Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

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

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

See Chateau d'Ussé guide


at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chinon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide


at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Tavant guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-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 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 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 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide

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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

Langeais is in the eastern-center of France at 22 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Langeais is 223 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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