Villaines-les-Rochers tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villaines-les-Rochers: highlights and tourist information

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Villaines-les-Rochers 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 24 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Villaines-les-Rochers is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau at 5 km and Azay-le-Rideau at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villaines-les-Rochers, 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 Villaines-les-Rochers in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Villaines-les-Rochers

Markets in and near Villaines-les-Rochers

  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (9km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (13km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (16km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Montbazon: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Luynes: market Saturday (19km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (19km)

More information about Villaines-les-Rochers, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villaines-les-Rochers, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (36km)
  • Aquarium de Loudun (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (32km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (34km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (5km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (13km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (20km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (22km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (24km)
  • Parc de Lathan (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (45km)

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 (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (50km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villaines-les-Rochers

Canton: Azay-le-Rideau

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37190

Distance to Villaines-les-Rochers

from Tours (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 426 km

from Nice: 657 km

from Bordeaux: 278 km

from Strasbourg: 561 km

Getting here

Villaines-les-Rochers 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 Villaines-les-Rochers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azay-le-Rideau, Pont-de-Ruan and Sache.

This page in French: Visiter Villaines-les-Rochers