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Luynes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Luynes in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau de Villandry at 6 km from Luynes

Visit Luynes: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 10 km (direction 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 11 km (direction east)

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide


at 15 km (direction south-west)

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 15 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 25 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 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tavant guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Amboise guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chinon guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 33 km (direction east)

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide

... 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)

Hotels near Luynes

More information about Luynes, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Luynes, France

What to do at Luynes? 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

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 (9km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (36km)

Geography and distances

Luynes is in the eastern-center of France at 10 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Luynes is 211 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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