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Truyes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Truyes in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Amboise at 18 km from Truyes

Visit Truyes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Amboise at 18 km and Chateau de Chenonceau at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Truyes, 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 Truyes in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 18 km (direction north-east)

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you...

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 18 km (direction north-west)

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 18 km (direction north-west)

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments,...

See Tours guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 19 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens...

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 19 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 19 km (direction north-east)

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very...

See Loches guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

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

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

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

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town,...

See Montresor guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Langeais guide

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

Map of places to visit near Truyes


Markets in and near Truyes

  • Cormery: market Thursday (1km)
  • Esvres: market Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Montbazon: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Montlouis-sur-Loire: market Thursday (13km)
  • Saint-Avertin: market Wednesday & Friday (14km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (16km)

More information about Truyes, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Truyes, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (14km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

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 (20km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (30km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (38km)

Geography and distances

Truyes is in the eastern-center of France at 18 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Truyes is 208 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Truyes

Canton: Chambray-lès-Tours

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37320

Distance to Truyes

from Tours (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 208 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 639 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 534 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 Truyes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athee-sur-Cher, Cormery, Courcay, Esvres, Reignac-sur-Indre and Saint-Branchs.

This page in French: Visiter Truyes

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