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Arrou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arrou in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chateaudun at 16 km from Arrou

Visit Arrou: highlights and tourist information

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Arrou is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaudun at 16 km and Nogent-le-Rotrou at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Arrou, 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 Arrou in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 16 km (direction east)

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun...

See Chateaudun guide
Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 33 km (direction north-west)

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many...

See Vendome guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
 
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Le Perche

Le Perche

at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of...

See Le Perche guide
Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above...

See Lavardin guide
Chartres

Chartres

at 45 km (direction north-east)

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find plenty to...

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 47 km (direction north-east)

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered to be one...

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural...

See Belleme guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

A small town on the banks of the Loire River, Beaugency squeezes...

See Beaugency guide
Meung-sur-Loire

Meung-sur-Loire

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans....

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

The Jardins de Roquelin is a pretty rose garden in the Loire...

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 63 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Eure-et-Loir

Map of places to visit near Arrou

 
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Markets in and near Arrou

  • Droue: market Tuesday (7km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (11km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (14km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (16km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (21km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (22km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (26km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (29km)

Hotels near Arrou

More information about Arrou, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Arrou, France

What to do at Arrou? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Arrou.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (44km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (44km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (51km)
  • Les prés-Culand (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Arrou is in the eastern-center of France at 48 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Arrou is 124 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arrou

Canton: Cloyes-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Châteaudun

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28290

Distance to Arrou

from Chartres (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 124 km

from Calais: 321 km

from Nice: 682 km

from Bordeaux: 385 km

from Strasbourg: 493 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Paris CDG or Orly airport and hire a car. The drive from the channel ferry ports such as Caen or Le Havre takes around 3 hours. For driving distances to Arrou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisgasson, Chapelle-Royale, Chatillon-en-Dunois, Courtalain, Le Poislay and Saint-Pellerin.

This page in French: Visiter Arrou

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