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Le Plessis-l'Echelle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Plessis-l'Echelle in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Beaugency at 16 km from Le Plessis-l'Echelle

Visit Le Plessis-l'Echelle: highlights and tourist information

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Le Plessis-l'Echelle is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaugency at 16 km and Meung-sur-Loire at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Plessis-l'Echelle, 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 Plessis-l'Echelle in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 16 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

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

See Beaugency guide


at 20 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

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

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 20 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Blois guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Vendome guide


National Monument at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Chateaudun guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide


at 37 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

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

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 37 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

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

See Hotel Groslot guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 37 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

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

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

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 38 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

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

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

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 41 km (direction south-west)

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de Chaumont,...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loir-et-Cher

Map of places to visit near Le Plessis-l'Echelle


Markets in and near Le Plessis-l'Echelle

  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Mer: market Monday (12km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (13km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (18km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (22km)

Hotels near Le Plessis-l'Echelle

More information about Le Plessis-l'Echelle, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Le Plessis-l'Echelle, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (5km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Talcy (5km)
  • Les prés-Culand (20km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (26km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (31km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (38km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (38km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (58km)

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 (35km)
  • Olivet (36km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (39km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (46km)

Geography and distances

Le Plessis-l'Echelle is in the western-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Le Plessis-l'Echelle is 134 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Plessis-l'Echelle

Canton: Marchenoir

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41370

Distance to Le Plessis-l'Echelle

from Blois (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 134 km

from Calais: 350 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 365 km

from Strasbourg: 476 km

Getting here

Most visitors will either fly into one of the airports in Paris or arrive from a ferry port such as caen or Le Havre, approx. 3-4 hours drive. For driving distances to Le Plessis-l'Echelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briou, Concriers, Lorges, Madeleine-Villefrouin, Marchenoir, Roches, Saint-Laurent-Des-Bois, Saint-Leonard-en-Beauce and Talcy.

This page in French: Visiter Le Plessis-l'Echelle

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