Vouvray tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vouvray in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters at 8 km from Vouvray

Visit Vouvray: highlights and tourist information

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Vouvray 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 Vouvray in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters at 8 km and Tours at 9 km.

Vouvray, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Tours guide
Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide


at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau d\'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 14 km (direction east)

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a lovely view across...

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Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 15 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and you can visit...

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

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 15 km (direction east)

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

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Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river and gardens designed...

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Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 30 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau d\'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Langeais guide

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Map of places to visit near Vouvray


Markets in and near Vouvray

  • Montlouis-sur-Loire: market Thursday (3km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Des-Corps: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Saint-Avertin: market Wednesday & Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • La Riche: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Joue-les-Tours: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (12km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Esvres: market Saturday (14km)
  • Montbazon: market Tuesday (15km)

More information about Vouvray, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Vouvray, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (9km)

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 (10km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (19km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (46km)

Geography and distances

Vouvray is in the eastern-center of France at 9 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Vouvray is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vouvray

Canton: Vouvray

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37210

Distance to Vouvray

from Tours (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 401 km

from Nice: 651 km

from Bordeaux: 305 km

from Strasbourg: 533 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 Vouvray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chancay, La Ville-Aux-Dames, Larcay, Montlouis-sur-Loire, Parcay-Meslay, Rochecorbon, Saint-Avertin, Saint-Pierre-Des-Corps, Veretz and Vernou-sur-Brenne.

This page in French: Visiter Vouvray