Chambon-la-Foret tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chambon-la-Foret: highlights and tourist information

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Chambon-la-Foret 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 33 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Chambon-la-Foret is 89 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres at 9 km and Chateau de Chamerolles at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chambon-la-Foret, 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 Chambon-la-Foret in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Chambon-la-Foret

Markets in and near Chambon-la-Foret

  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (13km)
  • Puiseaux: market Monday (21km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Loire: market Friday all day (22km)
  • Lorris: market Thursday (25km)
  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (31km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (31km)
  • Montargis: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (31km)
  • Sully-sur-Loire: market Monday all day (33km)
  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (34km)

More information about Chambon-la-Foret, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Chambon-la-Foret, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Gatinais Francais (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Benoît sur Loire (Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey) (27km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (9km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (35km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (42km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (45km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (46km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (49km)
  • Les prés-Culand (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (12km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (31km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (35km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (35km)
  • Olivet (36km)
  • Moutiers (47km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chambon-la-Foret

Canton: Beaune-la-Rolande

Arrondissement: Pithiviers

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45340

Distance to Chambon-la-Foret

from Orleans (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 89 km

from Calais: 323 km

from Nice: 618 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 407 km

Getting here

Chambon-la-Foret 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 Chambon-la-Foret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouilly-en-Gatinais, Bouzonville-Aux-Bois, Courcelles, Courcy-Aux-Loges, Nancray-sur-Rimarde, Nibelle and Vrigny.

This page in French: Visiter Chambon-la-Foret