Ligre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Rivau at 4 km from Ligre

Visit Ligre: highlights and tourist information

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Ligre 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 Ligre in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Rivau at 4 km and Chateau de Chinon at 7 km.

Ligre, 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 4 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Tavant guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chinon guide
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Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau d'Ussé guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east)

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

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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 19 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 19 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
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 20 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 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
Azay-le-Rideau

Azay-le-Rideau

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
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Langeais

Langeais

at 26 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 Ligre

 
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Markets in and near Ligre

  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (7km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (12km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (13km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (20km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (25km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (26km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (29km)

More information about Ligre, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Ligre, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (19km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (19km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (33km)

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)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

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

Geographical Information

Commune: Ligre

Canton: Richelieu

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37500

Distance to Ligre

from Tours (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 248 km

from Calais: 442 km

from Nice: 664 km

from Bordeaux: 262 km

from Strasbourg: 581 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 Ligre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anche, Assay, Champigny-sur-Veude, Cravant-les-Coteaux, La Roche-Clermault, Lemere, Marcay, Riviere and Sazilly.

This page in French: Visiter Ligre

 
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