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Saint-Michel-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Michel-sur-Loire in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau de Langeais at 5 km from Saint-Michel-sur-Loire

Visit Saint-Michel-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Michel-sur-Loire is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Langeais at 5 km and Langeais at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Michel-sur-Loire, 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 Saint-Michel-sur-Loire in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Langeais

Langeais

at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Langeais guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Ussé guide
Azay-le-Rideau

Azay-le-Rideau

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
 
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Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 16 km (direction 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 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 23 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 23 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
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Montsoreau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Michel-sur-Loire

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Michel-sur-Loire

  • Langeais: market Sunday (5km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (17km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (17km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (18km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (19km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Fondettes: market Wednesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)

Hotels near Saint-Michel-sur-Loire

More information about Saint-Michel-sur-Loire, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Michel-sur-Loire, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (39km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (39km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (43km)
  • La Fleche (54km)

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 (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Michel-sur-Loire is in the eastern-center of France at 27 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Saint-Michel-sur-Loire is 227 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Michel-sur-Loire

Canton: Langeais

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37130

Distance to Saint-Michel-sur-Loire

from Tours (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 227 km

from Calais: 419 km

from Nice: 671 km

from Bordeaux: 284 km

from Strasbourg: 569 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 Saint-Michel-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brehemont, Cheille, La Chapelle-Aux-Naux, Langeais, Les Essards, Lignieres-de-Touraine, Rivarennes and Saint-Patrice.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Michel-sur-Loire

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