Ruan travel guide
Visit Ruan: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Orleans at 23 km from Ruan
Location: Ruan is situated in the Loiret department (Loire Valley region) in the western-centre of France at 23 km from Orleans, the department capital. (General information: Ruan is 88 km from Paris and 316 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Ruan: these include Orleans at 23 km and Yevre-le-Chatel at 30 km. Fleury-les-Aubrais is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 20 km and Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 23 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Ruan, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Ruan
Chartres Cathedral 50km
Note that all distances from Ruan shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Ruan holidays and travel
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Markets near Ruan
- Toury: market every Sunday (9km)
- Fleury-les-Aubrais: market every Tuesday & Sunday (20km)
- Angerville: market every Tuesday (23km)
- Orleans: market every every day except Monday (23km)
- Pithiviers: market every Saturday all day (24km)
- Voves: market every Tuesday (29km)
- Chateauneuf-sur-Loire: market every Friday all day (34km)
- Meung-sur-Loire: market every Sunday (36km)
- Ouzouer-le-Marche: market every Friday (38km)
- Etampes: market every Tuesday & Saturday all day (40km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ruan and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Ruan map below.
Heritage Site Chartres Cathedral (50km)
National Monument Talcy Chateau (53km)
Recommended Detour Beaugency (43km)
Regional Natural Parc Gatinais Francais (51km)
Religious Monument Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (34km); Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (38km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (40km); Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (40km); Abbaye de Saint Benoît sur Loire (Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey) (43km); Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (50km)
Remarkable Garden Arboretum des grandes bruyères (24km); Parc Floral de la Source (29km); Les prés-Culand (36km); Jardin du château de Talcy (53km); Parc du château de Courances (54km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Chartres (50km)
Town Of Art And History Orleans (23km); Etampes (40km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Fleury-les-Aubrais (20km); Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (23km); Moutiers (24km); Olivet (28km); Saint-Cyr-en-Val (31km); Quiers-sur-Bezonde (39km); Chartres (50km)
Map of places to visit near Ruan & Location Information
Region: Loire Valley
Distance to Ruan
from Orleans (local prefecture): 23 km
from Paris: 88 km
from Calais: 316 km
from Nice: 640 km
from Bordeaux: 412 km
from Strasbourg: 432 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Loiret is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors will either fly into one of the airports in Paris (Orly / Charles de Gaulle) or come via a ferry from the UK to a port such as Le Havre and Caen, 3-4 hours drive from here. For driving distances to Ruan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Ruan