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Ladon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bellegarde at 7 km from Ladon

Visit Ladon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bellegarde at 7 km and Montargis at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ladon, 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 Ladon in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Bellegarde guide


at 15 km (direction east)

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals...

See Montargis guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 24 km (direction west)

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

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

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view...

See Gien guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in...

See Briare guide


at 46 km (direction 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 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The extraordinary decoration of the numerous rooms and royal apartments at Fontainebleau,...

See Fontainebleau guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

The Parc Floral de la Source is an extensive...

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 48 km (direction west)

The carvings and grandeur of the western facade are the...

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide


at 48 km (direction west)

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

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 48 km (direction west)

The Hotel Groslot is a beautiful mansion close to the...

See Hotel Groslot guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ladon


Markets in and near Ladon

  • Lorris: market Thursday (13km)
  • Montargis: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Chalette-sur-Loing: market Friday (15km)
  • Puiseaux: market Monday (23km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Loire: market Friday all day (28km)
  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Sully-sur-Loire: market Monday all day (30km)
  • Chatillon-Coligny: market Friday (31km)
  • Egreville: market Monday (31km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Ladon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Ladon, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (7km)
  • Briare (42km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (46km)

Geography and distances

Ladon is in the western-centre of France at 48 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Ladon is 96 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ladon

Canton: Bellegarde

Arrondissement: Montargis

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45270

Distance to Ladon

from Orleans (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 96 km

from Calais: 331 km

from Nice: 602 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 391 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 Ladon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auvilliers-en-Gatinais, Chapelon, Juranville, Lorcy, Mezieres-en-Gatinais, Mignerette, Moulon, Ouzouer-sous-Bellegarde, Presnoy and Villemoutiers.

This page in French: Visiter Ladon

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