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Champoulet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champoulet in Loiret

Photo is of Briare at 14 km from Champoulet

Visit Champoulet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Briare at 14 km and Guedelon at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Champoulet, 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 Champoulet in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 14 km (direction west)

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing...

See Briare guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being...

See Guedelon guide


at 22 km (direction west)

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across...

See Gien guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals...

See Montargis guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that explain...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic...

See Clamecy guide


at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

In the centre of the the traditional local town of...

See Joigny guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with half-timbered...

See Auxerre guide


at 51 km (direction north-west)

Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive...

See Bellegarde guide

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

Map of places to visit near Champoulet


Markets in and near Champoulet

  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (11km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (14km)
  • Briare: market Friday (15km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Chatillon-Coligny: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Champoulet, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Champoulet, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (18km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (23km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Champoulet is in the western-centre of France at 80 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Champoulet is 140 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champoulet

Canton: Briare

Arrondissement: Montargis

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45420

Distance to Champoulet

from Orleans (prefecture): 80 km

from Paris: 140 km

from Calais: 374 km

from Nice: 554 km

from Bordeaux: 413 km

from Strasbourg: 373 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 Champoulet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bleneau, Breteau and Dammarie-en-Puisaye.

This page in French: Visiter Champoulet

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