Mettray tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours at 7 km from Mettray

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Mettray 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 Mettray in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours at 7 km and Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters at 7 km.

Mettray, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 23 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 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

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Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 26 km (direction east)

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

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Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 26 km (direction east)

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

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

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 27 km (direction east)

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

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Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Map of places to visit near Mettray


Markets in and near Mettray

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Fondettes: market Wednesday & Sunday (7km)
  • La Riche: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Des-Corps: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Avertin: market Wednesday & Friday (11km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (12km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)

More information about Mettray, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Mettray, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (21km)

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 (6km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (27km)

Geography and distances

Mettray is in the eastern-center of France at 7 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Mettray is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mettray

Canton: Luynes

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37390

Distance to Mettray

from Tours (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 398 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 306 km

from Strasbourg: 543 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 Mettray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cerelles, Chanceaux-sur-Choisille, Charentilly, Fondettes, Notre-Dame-d'Oe, Saint-Antoine-du-Rocher, Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire, Saint-Roch and Semblancay.

This page in French: Visiter Mettray