Maille tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maille in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Crissay-sur-Manse at 13 km from Maille

Visit Maille: highlights and tourist information

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Maille 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 Maille in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Crissay-sur-Manse at 13 km and Tavant at 17 km.

Maille, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 17 km (direction west-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 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

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

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide
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at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 26 km (direction south), in the Vienne department

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

See Chatellerault guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chinon guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau d'Ussé guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Loches guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Langeais guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Vienne department

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

See La Roche-Posay guide

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Map of places to visit near Maille


Markets in and near Maille

  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (7km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (12km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (18km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (18km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (20km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (22km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Maille, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Maille, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (38km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (45km)

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 (39km)

Geography and distances

Maille is in the eastern-center of France at 39 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Maille is 240 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maille

Canton: Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37800

Distance to Maille

from Tours (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 240 km

from Calais: 443 km

from Nice: 641 km

from Bordeaux: 262 km

from Strasbourg: 561 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 Maille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Drache, La Celle-Saint-Avant, Marce-sur-Esves, Marcilly-sur-Vienne, Nouatre, Port-de-Piles, Ports and Pouzay.

This page in French: Visiter Maille


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