Rigny-Usse tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rigny-Usse: highlights and tourist information

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Rigny-Usse 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 34 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Rigny-Usse is 235 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Rigny-Usse

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance castle surrounded by gardens and park: Chateau d'Ussé

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Ussé at 0 km and Chinon at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rigny-Usse, 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 Rigny-Usse 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 Rigny-Usse

Markets in and near Rigny-Usse

  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (9km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (10km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (12km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (19km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (22km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (24km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Rigny-Usse, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Rigny-Usse, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (31km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (20km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (41km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (53km)

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 (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rigny-Usse

Canton: Azay-le-Rideau

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37420

Distance to Rigny-Usse

from Tours (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 235 km

from Calais: 426 km

from Nice: 671 km

from Bordeaux: 277 km

from Strasbourg: 574 km

Getting here

Rigny-Usse 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 Rigny-Usse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brehemont, Huismes, Ingrandes-de-Touraine, La Chapelle-sur-Loire, Restigne, Rivarennes and Saint-Patrice.

This page in French: Visiter Rigny-Usse