What to do and see in Loches, Centre-Val de Loire: The Best Places and Tips

French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

1. Royal City of Loches

5 Place Charles VII, 37600, Loches, France Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Castles More
Excellent
51%
Good
40%
Satisfactory
7%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 846 reviews

Royal City of Loches

In the royal city, you can visit the dungeons and a royal lodge.

Reviewed By virginian9 - Newport News, VirginiaNewport News, Virginia

Chateau Closed but Market Amazing

Stopped in Loches in May 2018. We were fortunate to visit on market day. Spent two hours browsing the stalls (everything from fruits, veggies, live chickens, plants, clothes, cheese, house wears and more was available). We loved checking out the market in

2. Le Donjon de La Cite Royale de Loches

7 Mail du Donjon, 37600, Loches, France Sights & Landmarks, Castles, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites More
Excellent
55%
Good
36%
Satisfactory
7%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 211 reviews

Le Donjon de La Cite Royale de Loches

Reviewed By jezzc_13 - Hethersett, United KingdomHethersett, United Kingdom

Wow

Love castles and the keep here is just amazing. Climbed right to the top and could just imagine all fighting in the past. Well layed out and really gave you an insight into its history especially that of a jail with the different exhibits. If your going t

3. Loches Market

37600, Loches, France Food & Drink, Shopping, Flea & Street Markets, Farmers Markets More
Excellent
46%
Good
45%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
3%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 62 reviews

Loches Market

Reviewed By BarbnLuke - Derbyshire, United KingdomDerbyshire, United Kingdom

Great market

Full of great fresh French produce. Goats cheese is a must, lots of salami and bread. Very busy go early to get a parking space. Never seen such a selection of different tomatoes. You can taste before you buy including the wine. If you're in the area this

4. Office de Tourisme Loches

Place de la Marne, 37600, Loches, France Traveler Resources, Visitor Centers
Excellent
53%
Good
36%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
5%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 99 reviews

Office de Tourisme Loches

Reviewed By Alexandra T - Murrieta, CaliforniaMurrieta, California

Great find

We were visiting family near Loches and stopped into the tourist office to find out things to do around the area. There are so many chateaus and parks to visit we wanted to get an idea of which ones were best. I found so much information on everything in

5. Collegiale St. Ours

Place Charles VII, Loches, France Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
35%
Good
58%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
0%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 157 reviews

Collegiale St. Ours

Reviewed By glyn l - Fareham, United KingdomFareham, United Kingdom

Beautiful Church with Tomb of Agnes Sorel

This was substantially built in 1050 and the entrance is beautifully decorated with carvings in Norman style.The tomb of Agnes Sorel , the Kings mistress,after being restored has finally been put in this church as was her wish.Lovely and peaceful and full

6. Maison Lansyer

1 rue Lansyer, 37600, Loches, France Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
37%
Good
57%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
1%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 77 reviews

Maison Lansyer

Demeure d'Emmanuel Lansyer, peintre paysagiste du XIXe siècle, héritier de l’École de Barbizon, cette maison-musée du XIXème siècle vous plonge dans un univers ancien qui vous fera voyager. Dans son atmosphère intime, cette maison-musée vous propose la découverte des œuvres du peintre et de ses collections à travers des expositions temporaires.

Reviewed By RichardinOhio - Williamsburg, VirginiaWilliamsburg, Virginia

Interesting Collection, FREE museum/gallery!

Mr. Lansyer was an architect/artist in the mid 19th Century. Most of the work in this house is his, but he was an accomplished landscape painter. The collection includes a few works by other artists. It is a free museum within the walls of the castle. It

7. Chateau de Saint Germain

1 rue du Chateau, 37600 Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain, Loches, France Sights & Landmarks, Castles
Excellent
100%
Good
0%
Satisfactory
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5 based on 1 reviews

Chateau de Saint Germain

Reviewed By Joelle G - Indre-et-Loire, FranceIndre-et-Loire, France

Petit trésor du Lochois

Une jolie découverte! Ce château privé est superbe.Il propose une restauration de qualité et un intérieur raffiné mixant avec beaucoup de charme l'ancien au moderne. Le parc est de plus de toute beauté et très bien entretenu.N'hésitez pas, profitez de cet

8. Carriere de Vignemont

52 T rue des Roches, 37600, Loches, France Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
23%
Good
31%
Satisfactory
12%
Poor
15%
Terrible
19%
Overall Ratings

3 based on 82 reviews

Carriere de Vignemont

Reviewed By Mark C - Weymouth, United KingdomWeymouth, United Kingdom

Simple but interestng visit

I spotted a flier for this attraction at our hotel and we had considered some mushroom caves that we visited a decade before instead. I'm glad we chose this one.When we arrived the gent that greeted us in the shop quickly switched to English and took us t

9. Eglise Saint Antoine

Place de Mazerolles, 37600, Loches, France Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
Excellent
22%
Good
67%
Satisfactory
11%
Poor
0%
Terrible
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Overall Ratings

4 based on 9 reviews

Eglise Saint Antoine

Reviewed By steve13875 - St CyranSt Cyran

The Lower church

Loches has two churches, one royal up top and this one on the level. The building(s) were part of a religious house of sorts. When closed, the refectory or the dining hall was converted into this church. While standing in the middle, gaze halfway up the w

10. Chapelle Saint-Jean-du-Liget

Route D760, 37600, Loches, France Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
Excellent
51%
Good
16%
Satisfactory
33%
Poor
0%
Terrible
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4 based on 6 reviews

Chapelle Saint-Jean-du-Liget

Reviewed By PPCI-BG - Bergamo, ItalyBergamo, Italy

non facile da trovare

Per trovarla è meglio chiedere all’ufficio turistico (che può anche aprirla se non si passa in piena estate quando è indicato che è regolarmente aperta) perché altrimenti non è facile da trovare lungo la D760. Però quando la si trova in mezzo al verde è d

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