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Le Bardon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Meung-sur-Loire at 4 km from Le Bardon

Visit Le Bardon: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Le Bardon, 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 Le Bardon in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

A small town on the banks of the Loire River,...

See Beaugency guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Hotel Groslot guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds all...

See Chateau de Chambord guide


National Monument at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make...

See Chateaudun guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau de...

See Chateau de Blois guide


at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic...

See Blois guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide


at 44 km (direction west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome...

See Vendome guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Bardon


Markets in and near Le Bardon

  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (4km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (7km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (14km)
  • Mer: market Monday (18km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (22km)
  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (26km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Le Bardon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Le Bardon, France

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

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (18km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (18km)
  • Olivet (19km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (22km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (24km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (53km)

Geography and distances

Le Bardon is in the western-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Le Bardon is 124 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Bardon

Canton: Meung-sur-Loire

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45130

Distance to Le Bardon

from Orleans (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 124 km

from Calais: 346 km

from Nice: 634 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 459 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 Le Bardon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baccon, Baule, Cravant, Dry, Huisseau-sur-Mauves, Messas, Meung-sur-Loire and Villorceau.

This page in French: Visiter Le Bardon

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