Lignieres-de-Touraine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Langeais at 3 km from Lignieres-de-Touraine

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Lignieres-de-Touraine is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Langeais at 3 km and Langeais at 4 km.

Lignieres-de-Touraine, 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 at 3 km (direction )

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide


at 4 km (direction )

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

See Langeais guide


at 6 km (direction east-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 6 km (direction east-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 de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Ussé guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chinon guide


at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

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

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide


at 24 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 24 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

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Markets in and near Lignieres-de-Touraine

  • Langeais: market Sunday (3km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (14km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (15km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (18km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Fondettes: market Wednesday & Sunday (19km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Lignieres-de-Touraine, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (39km)
  • Aquarium de Loudun (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (40km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (46km)
  • Loches (49km)
  • La Fleche (57km)

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 (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (51km)

Geography and distances

Lignieres-de-Touraine is in the eastern-center of France at 24 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Lignieres-de-Touraine is 226 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lignieres-de-Touraine

Canton: Azay-le-Rideau

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37130

Distance to Lignieres-de-Touraine

from Tours (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 226 km

from Calais: 420 km

from Nice: 667 km

from Bordeaux: 284 km

from Strasbourg: 565 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 Lignieres-de-Touraine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azay-le-Rideau, Brehemont, Cheille, Cinq-Mars-la-Pile, La Chapelle-Aux-Naux, Langeais, Rivarennes, Saint-Michel-sur-Loire and Valleres.

This page in French: Visiter Lignieres-de-Touraine


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