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Rivarennes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau d'Ussé at 5 km from Rivarennes

Visit Rivarennes: highlights and tourist information

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Rivarennes 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 Rivarennes in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Ussé at 5 km and Chateau de Langeais at 8 km.

Rivarennes, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Ussé guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide


at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Langeais guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide
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at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chinon guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the murals...

See Tavant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

See Montsoreau guide

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Map of places to visit near Rivarennes


Markets in and near Rivarennes

  • Langeais: market Sunday (8km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (13km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (15km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (18km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (20km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (23km)

More information about Rivarennes, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Rivarennes, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (35km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (35km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (41km)

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 (28km)

Geography and distances

Rivarennes is in the eastern-center of France at 29 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Rivarennes is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rivarennes

Canton: Azay-le-Rideau

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37190

Distance to Rivarennes

from Tours (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 424 km

from Nice: 669 km

from Bordeaux: 279 km

from Strasbourg: 570 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 Rivarennes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brehemont, Cheille, La Chapelle-Aux-Naux, Lignieres-de-Touraine, Rigny-Usse, Saint-Michel-sur-Loire and Saint-Patrice.

This page in French: Visiter Rivarennes


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