Fontenay-sur-Loing tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontenay-sur-Loing: highlights and tourist information

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Fontenay-sur-Loing 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 68 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Fontenay-sur-Loing is 89 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montargis at 12 km and Bellegarde at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontenay-sur-Loing, 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 Fontenay-sur-Loing 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 Fontenay-sur-Loing

Markets in and near Fontenay-sur-Loing

  • Montargis: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (10km)
  • Egreville: market Monday (11km)
  • Chalette-sur-Loing: market Friday (12km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (23km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (25km)
  • Puiseaux: market Monday (25km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Moret-sur-Loing: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Lorris: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Fontenay-sur-Loing, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Fontenay-sur-Loing, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Gatinais Francais (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Benoît sur Loire (Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (24km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (30km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (33km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (37km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (43km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (43km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (28km)
  • Sens (39km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenay-sur-Loing

Canton: Ferrières-en-Gâtinais

Arrondissement: Montargis

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 45210

Distance to Fontenay-sur-Loing

from Orleans (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 89 km

from Calais: 323 km

from Nice: 600 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 372 km

Getting here

Fontenay-sur-Loing 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 Fontenay-sur-Loing from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bransles, Chateau-Landon, Dordives, Girolles, Griselles and Nargis.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenay-sur-Loing