Tourism - Indre-et-Loire

The Indre-et-Loire department is part of the region Centre in France. It is surrounded by the de department of Loir-et-Cher, Indre, Vienne, Maine-et-Loire and Sarthe. The main city is Tours.

The Regional Natural Park includes in part the department of Indre-et-Loire: The Regional Natural Park of Loire-Anjou-Touraine, located between Angers and Tours.

Indre-et-Loire is home to many magnificent châteaux that are open to the public, among them are the following: the Château d'Amboise, Azay-le-Rideau, Château de la Bourdaisière, Château de Chenonceau, Château de Plessis-lez-Tours, Chinon, Courcelles-de-Touraine, Château de Langeais, Marcay, Montpoupon, Tours, Château de Villandry, Château du Rivau and Loches.

Top tourist cities in Indre-et-Loire


Tourism Tours

Tours is the capital of the Indre-et-Loire department situated in central France, between Orléans and the Atlantic Ocean. Tours is placed between the Loire River and the Cher River. The Touraine region is famous for its wines. Tours is the biggest city in the ...

Must : Cloître de la Psalette à Tours, Musée des beaux-arts, Cathédrale Saint-Gatien


Tourism Chinon

The town of Chinon, located in the Indre-et-Loire, is situated next to the Vienna river  against a hill with steep slopes, suitable for fortifications.   The buildings are the witness of the medieval period, a time of prosperity for the town ...

Must : Château de Chinon, Fort du Coudray, Musée Jeanne-d'Arc


Tourism Loches

The town of Loches is labeled "City of Art and History." It will seduce visitors with its rich heritage. This medieval town is a must that stands in the Loire Valley. Visitors will discover the medieval monuments of quality within the Citadel, as the dungeon ...

Must : Château de Loches