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Loche-sur-Indrois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Loche-sur-Indrois: highlights and tourist information

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Loche-sur-Indrois is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montresor at 7 km and Loches at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Loche-sur-Indrois, 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 Loche-sur-Indrois in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle...

See Montresor guide


at 17 km (direction west)

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place...

See Loches guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 27 km (direction east), in the Indre department

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river and...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 38 km (direction south), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you will...

See Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 39 km (direction north-west)

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first Renaissance...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 39 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and you...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 40 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a lovely...

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de Chaumont,...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical monuments...

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre department

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux is quite a...

See Chateauroux guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles,...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Loche-sur-Indrois


Markets in and near Loche-sur-Indrois

  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (13km)
  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (18km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (18km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (25km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (26km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (28km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Loche-sur-Indrois, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (35km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (43km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (48km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (52km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (23km)
  • Chateauroux (48km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (20km)

Geography and distances

Loche-sur-Indrois is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Loche-sur-Indrois is 213 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Loche-sur-Indrois

Canton: Montrésor

Arrondissement: Loches

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37460

Distance to Loche-sur-Indrois

from Tours (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 213 km

from Calais: 431 km

from Nice: 604 km

from Bordeaux: 287 km

from Strasbourg: 515 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 Loche-sur-Indrois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Nouans-les-Fontaines, Villedomain and Villeloin-Coulange.

This page in French: Visiter Loche-sur-Indrois

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