Lemere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Rivau at 2 km from Lemere

Visit Lemere: highlights and tourist information

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

Attractions in Lemere

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the Chateau de Rivau and its associated gardens are very pleasant to explore: Chateau du Rivau

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Rivau at 2 km and Tavant at 6 km.

Lemere, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 2 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide


at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chinon guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

See Montsoreau guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Langeais guide

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Map of places to visit near Lemere


Markets in and near Lemere

  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (8km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (12km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (18km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (22km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (26km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (27km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (28km)

More information about Lemere, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Lemere, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (21km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (55km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (21km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (37km)

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 (43km)

Geography and distances

Lemere is in the eastern-center of France at 44 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Lemere is 248 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lemere

Canton: Richelieu

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37120

Distance to Lemere

from Tours (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 248 km

from Calais: 444 km

from Nice: 659 km

from Bordeaux: 259 km

from Strasbourg: 578 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 Lemere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anche, Assay, Brizay, Champigny-sur-Veude, Chaveignes, Courcoue, La Tour-Saint-Gelin, Ligre, Sazilly and Tavant.

This page in French: Visiter Lemere