Sonzay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sonzay in Indre-et-Loire

Visit Sonzay: highlights and tourist information

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Sonzay 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 23 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Sonzay is 203 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Villandry at 21 km and Langeais at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sonzay, 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 Sonzay 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 Sonzay

Markets in and near Sonzay

  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (9km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (11km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (13km)
  • Fondettes: market Wednesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (17km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • La Riche: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (23km)

More information about Sonzay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Sonzay, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (21km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (21km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (23km)
  • Parc de Lathan (24km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (26km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (30km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (32km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (37km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (41km)

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 (21km)
  • Cogners (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (40km)
  • Spaycific'Zoo (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sonzay

Canton: Neuillé-Pont-Pierre

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37360

Distance to Sonzay

from Tours (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 394 km

from Nice: 679 km

from Bordeaux: 310 km

from Strasbourg: 554 km

Getting here

Sonzay 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 Sonzay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breches and Souvigne.

This page in French: Visiter Sonzay