Villandry tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villandry: highlights and tourist information

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Villandry 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 15 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Villandry is 217 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Villandry

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is the world famous French style gardens here that will hold your attention the longest: Chateau de Villandry

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Villandry at 1 km and Langeais at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villandry, 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 Villandry 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 Villandry

Markets in and near Villandry

  • Luynes: market Saturday (6km)
  • Ballan-Mire: market Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (8km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (9km)
  • Fondettes: market Wednesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • La Riche: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)

More information about Villandry, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villandry, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (31km)
  • Aquarium de Loudun (48km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loches (44km)
  • Loudun (48km)
  • La Fleche (60km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (1km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (9km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (13km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (15km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (30km)
  • Parc de Lathan (31km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (31km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (44km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (53km)

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 (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villandry

Canton: Ballan-Miré

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37510

Distance to Villandry

from Tours (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 217 km

from Calais: 414 km

from Nice: 663 km

from Bordeaux: 290 km

from Strasbourg: 556 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berthenay, Cinq-Mars-la-Pile, Druye, Luynes, Saint-Etienne-de-Chigny, Savonnieres and Valleres.

This page in French: Visiter Villandry