Boulay-les-Barres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Orleans at 13 km from Boulay-les-Barres

Visit Boulay-les-Barres: highlights and tourist information

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Boulay-les-Barres 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 Boulay-les-Barres in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Orleans at 13 km and Hotel Groslot at 13 km.

Boulay-les-Barres, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 13 km (direction east-south-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 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Beaugency guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with a pretty Renaissance garden...

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide


National Monument at 35 km (direction west-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
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period features in the 12th century...

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm and the ruined castle all...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 45 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


at 49 km (direction east)

Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive moated castle in the centre...

See Bellegarde guide

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Markets in and near Boulay-les-Barres

  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (18km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (21km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (26km)
  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (31km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (32km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (34km)

More information about Boulay-les-Barres, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Boulay-les-Barres, France

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

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

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)

  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (10km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (12km)
  • Olivet (16km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (22km)
  • Moutiers (35km)

Geography and distances

Boulay-les-Barres is in the western-centre of France at 13 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Boulay-les-Barres is 106 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boulay-les-Barres

Canton: Patay

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45140

Distance to Boulay-les-Barres

from Orleans (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 106 km

from Calais: 330 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 394 km

from Strasbourg: 446 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 Boulay-les-Barres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bricy, Bucy-Saint-Liphard, Coinces, Gidy, Huetre and Ormes.

This page in French: Visiter Boulay-les-Barres