Villaines-les-Rochers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau d\'Azay-le-Rideau at 5 km from Villaines-les-Rochers

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Villaines-les-Rochers is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d\'Azay-le-Rideau at 5 km and Azay-le-Rideau at 5 km.

Villaines-les-Rochers, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau d\'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 5 km (direction north-west)

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its castle but also has a...

See Azay-le-Rideau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction south)

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the tiny village of Crissay-sur-Manse...

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Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 13 km (direction south)

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

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Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Langeais guide


at 13 km (direction south-west)

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the murals in the...

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Chateau d\'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 16 km (direction west)

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance castle surrounded...

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Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 20 km (direction west)

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

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Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

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Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 24 km (direction north-east)

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of Tours...

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at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

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Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Villaines-les-Rochers, France

What to do at Villaines-les-Rochers? 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 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

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 (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (50km)

Geography and distances

Villaines-les-Rochers is in the eastern-center of France at 24 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Villaines-les-Rochers is 228 kilometres from Paris).

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

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