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Luze tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tavant at 12 km from Luze

Visit Luze: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tavant at 12 km and Chateau du Rivau at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Luze, 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 Luze in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Tavant

Tavant

at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

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

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
 
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Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vienne department

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th century townhouses...

See Chatellerault guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chinon guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 26 km (direction north-west)

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 27 km (direction north-west)

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its castle but also...

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau d'Ussé guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Langeais

Langeais

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Langeais guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 35 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 35 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 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Luze

 
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Markets in and near Luze

  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (10km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (16km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (19km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (23km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (24km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (28km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (29km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (29km)

Hotels near Luze

More information about Luze, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Luze, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (28km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (53km)

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)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Luze is in the eastern-center of France at 45 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Luze is 248 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Luze

Canton: Richelieu

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37120

Distance to Luze

from Tours (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 248 km

from Calais: 448 km

from Nice: 648 km

from Bordeaux: 256 km

from Strasbourg: 572 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 Luze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Braslou, Chezelles, Courcoue, La Tour-Saint-Gelin, Marigny-Marmande, Razines, Rilly-sur-Vienne and Verneuil-le-Chateau.

This page in French: Visiter Luze

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