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Dordives tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montargis at 17 km from Dordives

Visit Dordives: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montargis at 17 km and Moret-sur-Loing at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dordives, 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 Dordives in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montargis guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Moret-sur-Loing is a pleasant town with a historic centre...

See Moret-sur-Loing guide


Castle at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The extraordinary decoration of the numerous rooms and royal...

See Fontainebleau guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bellegarde guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west)

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide


at 40 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the...

See Sens guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 46 km (direction west)

The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with a...

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 47 km (direction west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte is one of the most important...

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide


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

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

See Joigny guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 51 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


Heritage Site at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The small town of Provins has retained a great...

See Provins guide

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Map of places to visit near Dordives


Markets in and near Dordives

  • Egreville: market Monday (8km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Montargis: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Chalette-sur-Loing: market Friday (16km)
  • Puiseaux: market Monday (23km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (25km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (25km)
  • Moret-sur-Loing: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Champagne-sur-Seine: market Thursday & Saturday (29km)

More information about Dordives, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Dordives, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (29km)
  • Sens (39km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (45km)
  • Melun (45km)

Geography and distances

Dordives is in the western-centre of France at 69 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Dordives is 84 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dordives

Canton: Ferrières-en-Gâtinais

Arrondissement: Montargis

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45680

Distance to Dordives

from Orleans (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 84 km

from Calais: 318 km

from Nice: 604 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 371 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 Dordives from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bransles, Chaintreaux, Chateau-Landon, Fontenay-sur-Loing, Nargis, Prefontaines and Souppes-sur-Loing.

This page in French: Visiter Dordives

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