Jargeau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jargeau in Loiret

Photo is of Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans at 14 km from Jargeau

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Jargeau in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans at 14 km and Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey at 15 km.

Jargeau, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 14 km (direction west)

The Parc Floral de la Source is an extensive park to the south of...

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period features in the 12th century...

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

The carvings and grandeur of the western facade are the highlight of the 17th...

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

The large town of Orleans has a great deal to recommend it: a famous...

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

The Hotel Groslot is a beautiful mansion close to the cathedral in Orleans....

See Hotel Groslot guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with a pretty Renaissance garden...

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive moated castle in the centre...

See Bellegarde guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 32 km (direction west)

The Jardins de Roquelin is a pretty rose garden in the Loire Valley....

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide


at 32 km (direction west)

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans....

See Meung-sur-Loire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-east)

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm and the ruined castle all...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide


at 38 km (direction west)

A small town on the banks of the Loire River, Beaugency squeezes a remarkable...

See Beaugency guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gien guide


at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide

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Markets in and near Jargeau

  • Chateauneuf-sur-Loire: market Friday all day (7km)
  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (17km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (17km)
  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (21km)
  • Sully-sur-Loire: market Monday all day (22km)
  • Lamotte-Beuvron: market Friday (29km)
  • Lorris: market Thursday (29km)
  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (32km)
  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (36km)
  • Nouan-le-Fuzelier: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Jargeau, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Jargeau, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (12km)
  • Olivet (17km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (17km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (19km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (28km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (39km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere (48km)
  • Briare (51km)

Geography and distances

Jargeau is in the western-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Jargeau is 112 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jargeau

Canton: Jargeau

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45150

Distance to Jargeau

from Orleans (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 112 km

from Calais: 344 km

from Nice: 610 km

from Bordeaux: 395 km

from Strasbourg: 424 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 Jargeau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bou, Darvoy, Donnery, Ferolles, Mardie, Ouvrouer-les-Champs and Saint-Denis-de-l'Hotel.

This page in French: Visiter Jargeau