Tavant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tavant in Indre-et-Loire

Visit Tavant: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the murals in the church is recommended when you are nearby

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Tavant. For detailed visitor information see the Tavant travel guide.

Tavant 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 37 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Tavant is 241 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Crissay-sur-Manse at 8 km and Chateau de Chinon at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tavant, 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 Tavant 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 Tavant

Markets in and near Tavant

  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (12km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (13km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (18km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (18km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (22km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (22km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Tavant, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Tavant, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (26km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (26km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (26km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (48km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (6km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (16km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (26km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (36km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (37km)
  • Parc de Lathan (43km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (52km)

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 (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tavant

Canton: Île-Bouchard

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37220

Distance to Tavant

from Tours (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 241 km

from Calais: 438 km

from Nice: 658 km

from Bordeaux: 265 km

from Strasbourg: 572 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avon-les-Roches, Brizay, Cravant-les-Coteaux, Crouzilles, Lemere, Panzoult, Sazilly and Theneuil.

This page in French: Visiter Tavant