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Morand tourism and travel guide

Photo of Morand in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau de Chaumont at 16 km from Morand

Visit Morand: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chaumont at 16 km and Chateau d'Amboise at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Morand, 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 Morand in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 16 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 17 km (direction south)

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

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Amboise guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient...

See Lavardin guide


at 24 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and...

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 24 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau...

See Chateau de Blois guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history',...

See Vendome guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments,...

See Tours guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 34 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 38 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds...

See Chateau de Chambord guide

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

Map of places to visit near Morand


Markets in and near Morand

  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (11km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (15km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (22km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (23km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (24km)
  • Montlouis-sur-Loire: market Thursday (24km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (24km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Morand, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Morand, France

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


  • 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)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (16km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (16km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (18km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (24km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (27km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (28km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (31km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (40km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (45km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (53km)

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 (32km)
  • Cogners (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (5km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (44km)

Geography and distances

Morand is in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Morand is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Morand

Canton: Château-Renault

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37110

Distance to Morand

from Tours (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 381 km

from Nice: 649 km

from Bordeaux: 327 km

from Strasbourg: 513 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 Morand from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Autreche, Dame-Marie-les-Bois, Saint-Etienne-Des-Guerets, Saint-Nicolas-Des-Motets and Saunay.

This page in French: Visiter Morand

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