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Chatillon-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chatillon-sur-Loire in Loiret

Photo is of Briare at 5 km from Chatillon-sur-Loire

Visit Chatillon-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Briare at 5 km and Gien at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chatillon-sur-Loire, 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 Chatillon-sur-Loire in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Briare guide


at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Gien guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Sancerre guide


at 30 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval...

See Guedelon guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers in...

See Montargis guide


at 50 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bellegarde guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

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

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 60 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide


at 64 km (direction south-west), in the Cher department

The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are among several...

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 65 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Joigny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chatillon-sur-Loire


Markets in and near Chatillon-sur-Loire

Market days in Chatillon-sur-Loire: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (0km)
  • Briare: market Friday (7km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (17km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (24km)
  • Chatillon-Coligny: market Friday (26km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (26km)

More information about Chatillon-sur-Loire, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Chatillon-sur-Loire, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (20km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (27km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (42km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Chatillon-sur-Loire is in the western-centre of France at 72 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Chatillon-sur-Loire is 143 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatillon-sur-Loire

Canton: Châtillon-sur-Loire

Arrondissement: Montargis

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45360

Distance to Chatillon-sur-Loire

from Orleans (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 143 km

from Calais: 379 km

from Nice: 557 km

from Bordeaux: 399 km

from Strasbourg: 387 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 Chatillon-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sur-Loire, Ousson-sur-Loire and Saint-Firmin-sur-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Chatillon-sur-Loire

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