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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

Tavant is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

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.

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

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!

Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

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

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chinon guide
 
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Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 16 km (direction north-west)

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is...

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

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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

Azay-le-Rideau

at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Langeais

Langeais

at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Langeais guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Montsoreau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tavant

 
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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

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

Aquarium

  • 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

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 (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Tavant is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Tavant is 241 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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