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

Located at the edge of Vienna, Nouâtre already existed in Gallo- Roman times as the Nogastrum. Step on the path that went from Spain to Belgium, via Poitiers and Tours, the ancient city had a harbor and a ford, a temple, a necropolis of pottery workshops and many buildings. Castle Nouâtre already mentioned in 925, was rebuilt by the Count of Anjou Fulk Nerra then restored in the 15th century by Jean du Fou, lord Montbazon, Sainte-Maure and Nouâtre, chamberlain of Louis XI. It was at this time that Nouâtre flourished with 4 shows per year and an important pilgrimage to Saint Reverend, famous for curing the insane.

Geographical information

Latitude47.0511860 (N 47° 3’ 4”)
Longitude0.5496500 (E 0° 32’ 59”)
AltitudeFrom 32m to 49m
Surface area9.65 km²
Population874 inhabitants
Density90 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTours (47 km, 35 min)
Insee code37174
IntercommunalityCC de Sainte Maure de Touraine
TerritoryLoire Valley, Touraine
RegionCentre-Loire Valley

Nearest cities & towns

Marcilly-sur-Vienne1.6 km (4 min)
Maillé2.9 km (6 min)
Pouzay4.7 km (7 min)
Ports5.1 km (7 min)
La Celle-Saint-Avant6.4 km (9 min)
Draché6.4 km (10 min)
Rilly-sur-Vienne7.8 km (9 min)
Noyant-de-Touraine8.5 km (11 min)
Port-de-Piles8.6 km (12 min)
Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine9.6 km (13 min)
Trogues9.6 km (13 min)
Parçay-sur-Vienne9.8 km (12 min)
Marcé-sur-Esves10 km (15 min)
Verneuil-le-Château11.9 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Church Saint- Léger Nouâtre ( fifteenth century ) with its fresco of St. Reverend and his altarpiece of the Passion ( or triptych Judea ).

Church of St. John of walnut (twelfth century) with its graffiti.

Abbey of St. Mary of Walnut ( eleventh / seventeenth centuries ).

Castle Nouâtre ( eleventh / fifteenth centuries ).

Oak Freedom ( 1848).

Remains of the Gallo- Roman road.

Remains of the tray (XV / nineteenth centuries ).

Events and festivities

Triathlon Nouâtre : the last Saturday in June ( the 30th anniversary was celebrated in 2013).

Sunday in the countryside: the following Sunday August 15.


Vienna, the castle and the church of Nouâtre
Vienna, the castle and the church of Nouâtre
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Tuesday 17 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 24°C
Wednesday 18 october
Min. 13°C - Max. 20°C
Thursday 19 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 16°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The Water Festival in Marcilly -sur -Vienne.

The Cheese Fair in Sainte- Maure- de- Touraine.

The Pussifolies to Ports -sur -Vienne.

Encounters Alley Brou Noyant -de- Touraine.

The Chateau des Ormes ( in Vienna).

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hot-air ballooning over Touraine
Nature and the great outdoors134 € to 179 € Sainte-Catherine-de-Fierbois (13.9 km)
Fun dog hiking trip with a Siberian Husky
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Jaulnay (15.4 km)
Outing with a musher and their pack of Siberian Huskies
Nature and the great outdoors39 € to 98 € Jaulnay (15.4 km)
Traditional French cookery lessons
Local flavours2150 € Yzeures-sur-Creuse (35 km)
Excursion to the Langeais, Ussé, Azay-le-Rideau & Villandry Châteaux in a Minibus – Departing from Tours
Culture and education133 € Tours (39 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hamlet of La Basse Chevrière
Village visitEasy3h00Saché (22 km)
Mysteries and old stones
HikeEasy3h00Saché (22 km)
Barn Vaugarni
HikeEasy2h00Pont-de-Ruan (23 km)
Dolus-le-Sec Wind Turbine
Village visitEasy30 minDolus-le-Sec (29 km)


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