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Chançay

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Indre-et-Loire

Charming village situated in the peaceful valley of the Brenne which flows the river bearing his name, is Chançay city in the 10th century in the charter of the abbey of Marmoutier under the name Cansiacum. The church of Saint-Pierre is a strong story about the seventh crusade through the gift of a relic of the true cross reported by the lord of Chançay, Hardouin de Maille, in 1285.

Geographical information

MunicipalityChançay
Postcode37210
Latitude47.4510490 (N 47° 27’ 4”)
Longitude0.8727560 (E 0° 52’ 22”)
AltitudeFrom 54m to 115m
Surface area15.04 km²
Population1135 inhabitants
Density75 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTours (18.8 km, 23 min)
Insee code37052
IntercommunalityCC du Vouvrillon
DepartmentIndre-et-Loire
RegionCentre

Nearest cities & towns

Reugny3.6 km (4 min)
Noizay4.2 km (7 min)
Vernou-sur-Brenne4.2 km (6 min)
Neuillé-le-Lierre7.7 km (9 min)
Nazelles-Négron8.1 km (13 min)
Montreuil-en-Touraine9.1 km (12 min)
Vouvray9.8 km (11 min)
Pocé-sur-Cisse11.2 km (19 min)
Auzouer-en-Touraine11.4 km (14 min)
Monnaie11.8 km (15 min)
La Ville-aux-Dames13.3 km (15 min)
Montlouis-sur-Loire13.4 km (15 min)
Rochecorbon13.4 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites

Weather

Saturday 25 april
Min. 12°C - Max. 18°C
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Sunday 26 april
Min. 12°C - Max. 17°C
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Monday 27 april
Min. 4°C - Max. 11°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Discover the Loire in Canadian Canoes
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 338 € Amboise (9.4 km)
Tour and tasting at Nitray Castle
Culture and education5 € to 7 € Athée-sur-Cher (12.3 km)
Discover the art of glass-blowing
Crafts5 € Chargé (13.1 km)
Hot air balloon flights in the Loire Valley
Nature and the great outdoors209 € to 740 € Chenonceaux (19.8 km)
Discover the Loire in a traditional boat
Nature and the great outdoors20 € Chaumont-sur-Loire (23 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Dolus-le-Sec Wind Turbine
Village visitEasy30 minDolus-le-Sec (32 km)
Hamlet of La Basse Chevrière
Village visitEasy3h00Saché (34 km)
From Pouillé to Montrichard along the Cher River
Cycling itineraryEasy2h30Pouillé (35 km)
Walk in the Loir Valley
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Lunay (40 km)
The Heritage of Vaas
HikeIntermediate2h30Vaas (48 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels