Take the A10 motorway for Orléans – Tours – Bordeaux
From Tours, there are two possibilities :
1- Leave the A10 at exit 24 and follow signs to Chinon. At Azay-le-Rideau, take the D757 towards L’Ile Bouchard. Before L’Ile Bouchard, take the D21 to Panzoult and Cravant-Les-Coteaux. To go straight to Chinon, stay on the D751 at Azay-le-Rideau
2- Stay on the A10 and leave at exit 25 (Sainte-Maure). From the exit, take the D760 to L’Ile Bouchard. Do not cross the river in L’Ile Bouchard but go straight on to Panzoult and Cravant-les-Coteaux.
FROM THE WEST OR SOUTH-WEST
– Either via ANGERS or LA FLECHE to SAUMUR, or pick up the A10 in POITIERS.
– You can also take the new A85 motorway, leaving at the exit for Avoine and Chinon.
FROM LYON OR PROVENCE
1- Via CLERMONT-FERRAND and then take the A71 (north) at SAINT-AMAND to CHATEAUROUX, LOCHES and SAINTE-MAURE
2- The more southern route via TOULOUSE and BORDEAUX where you can pick up the A10.