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Vernou-sur-Brenne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vernou-sur-Brenne in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Amboise at 10 km from Vernou-sur-Brenne

Visit Vernou-sur-Brenne: highlights and tourist information

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Vernou-sur-Brenne is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Amboise at 10 km and Chateau d'Amboise at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vernou-sur-Brenne, 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 Vernou-sur-Brenne in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 10 km (direction east)

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to...

See Amboise guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 11 km (direction 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 11 km (direction east)

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

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

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Tours guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 26 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient...

See Lavardin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vernou-sur-Brenne


Markets in and near Vernou-sur-Brenne

  • Montlouis-sur-Loire: market Thursday (4km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Des-Corps: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Avertin: market Wednesday & Friday (11km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • La Riche: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Esvres: market Saturday (16km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)

More information about Vernou-sur-Brenne, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Vernou-sur-Brenne, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (6km)

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 (14km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (16km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (43km)

Geography and distances

Vernou-sur-Brenne is in the eastern-center of France at 12 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Vernou-sur-Brenne is 195 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernou-sur-Brenne

Canton: Vouvray

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37210

Distance to Vernou-sur-Brenne

from Tours (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 195 km

from Calais: 399 km

from Nice: 648 km

from Bordeaux: 307 km

from Strasbourg: 529 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 Vernou-sur-Brenne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chancay, Larcay, Lussault-sur-Loire, Montlouis-sur-Loire, Noizay and Vouvray.

This page in French: Visiter Vernou-sur-Brenne

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