Dry tourism and travel guide

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Visit Dry: highlights and tourist information

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Dry 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 18 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Dry is 127 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Meung-sur-Loire at 4 km and Les Jardins de Roquelin at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Dry, 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 Dry in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Dry

Markets in and near Dry

  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (4km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (7km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (12km)
  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (18km)
  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (19km)
  • Mer: market Monday (19km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (19km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Dry, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Dry, France

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

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (21km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Benoît sur Loire (Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les prés-Culand (4km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (17km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (21km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (37km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (38km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (43km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Olivet (16km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (17km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (19km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (21km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Dry

Canton: Cléry-Saint-André

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45370

Distance to Dry

from Orleans (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 127 km

from Calais: 351 km

from Nice: 626 km

from Bordeaux: 373 km

from Strasbourg: 455 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baule, Clery-Saint-Andre, Lailly-en-Val, Le Bardon, Messas and Meung-sur-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Dry