Ardon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ardon: highlights and tourist information

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Ardon is situated in the Loiret department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the western-centre of France at 14 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Ardon is 125 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans at 9 km and Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ardon, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ardon in Centre-Loire Valley.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loiret

Map of places to visit near Ardon

Markets in and near Ardon

  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (8km)
  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (14km)
  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (15km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (21km)
  • Lamotte-Beuvron: market Friday (22km)
  • Neung-sur-Beuvron: market Saturday (27km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Loire: market Friday all day (27km)
  • Mer: market Monday (29km)

More information about Ardon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Ardon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ardon.

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (32km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Benoît sur Loire (Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Floral de la Source (9km)
  • Les prés-Culand (14km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (32km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (35km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (45km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (9km)
  • Olivet (10km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (15km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (17km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (36km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (49km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere (53km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ardon

Canton: Ferté-Saint-Aubin

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 45160

Distance to Ardon

from Orleans (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 125 km

from Calais: 353 km

from Nice: 617 km

from Bordeaux: 377 km

from Strasbourg: 445 km

Getting here

Ardon 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 Ardon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Jouy-le-Potier.

This page in French: Visiter Ardon