2 days in Chinon & Loches Itinerary

2 days in Chinon & Loches Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Drive:  3 h
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
End: Paris


Chinon ©
On the banks of the Vienne River, Chinon offers access to a rich wine area in the Loire Valley.
On the 12th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Saint Benoit Aventure, do a tasting at Chateau du Petit Thouars, and then steep yourself in history at Chapelle Sainte Radegonde.

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Paris to Chinon is an approximately 3- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and car. In December, daily temperatures in Chinon can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Loches.

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Saint Benoit Aventure ©
Saint Benoit Aventure
Chateau du Petit Thouars ©
Chateau du Petit Thouars


Loches ©
Loches is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.It is situated 29mi southeast of Tours by railway, on the left bank of the Indre River.HistoryLoches grew up around a monastery founded about 500 by St. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Maison-Musee Lansyer, then steep yourself in history at Chateau de Loches, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Antoine, and finally stop by Confiserie Hallard.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Loches online vacation planner.

Getting from Chinon to Loches by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December in Loches, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

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Chateau de Loches ©
Chateau de Loches
Confiserie Hallard ©
Confiserie Hallard
Maison-Musee Lansyer ©
Maison-Musee Lansyer