Thizay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thizay in Indre-et-Loire

Visit Thizay: highlights and tourist information

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Thizay 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 48 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Thizay is 249 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chinon at 7 km and Candes-Saint-Martin at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thizay, 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 Thizay 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 Thizay

Markets in and near Thizay

  • Avoine: market Friday (5km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (8km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (8km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (22km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (27km)

More information about Thizay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Thizay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (18km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (18km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (23km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (7km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (7km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (34km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (38km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (44km)

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 (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (34km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thizay

Canton: Chinon

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37500

Distance to Thizay

from Tours (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 249 km

from Calais: 439 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 265 km

from Strasbourg: 588 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avoine, Beaumont-en-Veron, Candes-Saint-Martin, Cinais, Couziers, La Roche-Clermault, Lerne, Saint-Germain-sur-Vienne, Savigny-en-Veron and Seuilly.

This page in French: Visiter Thizay