Luynes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Luynes in Indre-et-Loire

Visit Luynes: highlights and tourist information

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Luynes is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 10 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Luynes is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Villandry at 6 km and Tours at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Luynes, 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 Luynes in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Luynes

Markets in and near Luynes

Market days in Luynes: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Luynes: market Saturday (0km)
  • Fondettes: market Wednesday & Sunday (4km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • La Riche: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Des-Corps: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (13km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (13km)

More information about Luynes, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Luynes, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Luynes.


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (27km)
  • Aquarium de Loudun (55km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (6km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (8km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (10km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (15km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (25km)
  • Parc de Lathan (32km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (37km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (39km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (43km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (47km)

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 (9km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Luynes

Canton: Luynes

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37230

Distance to Luynes

from Tours (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 407 km

from Nice: 664 km

from Bordeaux: 296 km

from Strasbourg: 552 km

Getting here

Luynes is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Luynes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballan-Mire, Berthenay, Fondettes, Saint-Etienne-de-Chigny, Saint-Genouph, Savonnieres and Villandry.

This page in French: Visiter Luynes