Courtenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Courtenay: highlights and tourist information

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Courtenay 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 87 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Courtenay is 105 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montargis at 25 km and Joigny at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Courtenay, 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 Courtenay 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 Courtenay

Markets in and near Courtenay

Market days in Courtenay: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Courtenay: market Thursday (0km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Julien-du-Sault: market Sunday (17km)
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Egreville: market Monday (21km)
  • Chalette-sur-Loing: market Friday (24km)
  • Sens: market Wednesday & Monday all day & Friday (24km)
  • Montargis: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Joigny: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Aillant-sur-Tholon: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about Courtenay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Courtenay, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Gatinais Francais (60km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martial (Seignelay) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (13km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (32km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (37km)
  • Parc du château de Thorigny (38km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (48km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (63km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Courtenay

Canton: Courtenay

Arrondissement: Montargis

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45320

Distance to Courtenay

from Orleans (prefecture): 87 km

from Paris: 105 km

from Calais: 335 km

from Nice: 582 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 352 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ervauville, Saint-Hilaire-les-Andresis and Savigny-sur-Clairis.

This page in French: Visiter Courtenay