Orbigny tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orbigny: highlights and tourist information

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Orbigny is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 46 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Orbigny is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montresor at 7 km and Chateau de Chenonceau at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orbigny, 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 Orbigny in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Orbigny

Markets in and near Orbigny

  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (13km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (14km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (15km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (20km)
  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (21km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (26km)

More information about Orbigny, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Orbigny, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Orbigny.


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (28km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (38km)
  • Cloisters of la Psalette (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (18km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (30km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (38km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (43km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (46km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (24km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (48km)
  • Chateauroux (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (10km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orbigny

Canton: Montrésor

Arrondissement: Loches

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37460

Distance to Orbigny

from Tours (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 418 km

from Nice: 611 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 509 km

Getting here

Orbigny is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Orbigny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-Village, Cere-la-Ronde and Chemille-sur-Indrois.

This page in French: Visiter Orbigny