Baule tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les Jardins de Roquelin at 3 km from Baule

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Baule is situated in the Loiret department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Baule in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de Roquelin at 3 km and Meung-sur-Loire at 3 km.

Baule, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide


at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Meung-sur-Loire guide


at 5 km (direction south-west)

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

See Beaugency guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 20 km (direction east)

The Parc Floral de la Source is an extensive park to the south of...

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

The large town of Orleans has a great deal to recommend it: a famous...

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

The Hotel Groslot is a beautiful mansion close to the cathedral in Orleans....

See Hotel Groslot guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

The carvings and grandeur of the western facade are the highlight of the 17th...

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds all expectations with...

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau de Blois is...

See Chateau de Blois guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and other monuments...

See Blois guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles, and also...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide


National Monument at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Chateaudun guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

The arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres is a fabulous arboretum and garden near Orleans...

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide


at 45 km (direction west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Vendome guide

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Markets in and near Baule

  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (3km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (5km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (11km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (15km)
  • Mer: market Monday (17km)
  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (21km)
  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (23km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (23km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Baule, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Baule, France

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

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (18km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Olivet (18km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (19km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (22km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (23km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (49km)

Geography and distances

Baule is in the western-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Baule is 127 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baule

Canton: Beaugency

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45130

Distance to Baule

from Orleans (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 127 km

from Calais: 349 km

from Nice: 630 km

from Bordeaux: 373 km

from Strasbourg: 458 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaugency, Dry, Lailly-en-Val, Le Bardon, Messas, Meung-sur-Loire, Saint-Ay, Tavers and Villorceau.

This page in French: Visiter Baule