Loreux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Loreux in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Loreux: highlights and tourist information

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Loreux is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the western-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Loreux is 166 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cheverny at 30 km and Valencay at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Loreux, 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 Loreux in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Loreux

Markets in and near Loreux

  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Langon: market Friday (13km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (14km)
  • Neung-sur-Beuvron: market Saturday (16km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Salbris: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (21km)
  • Nouan-le-Fuzelier: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (25km)

More information about Loreux, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Loreux, France

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

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (37km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (42km)
  • Talcy Chateau (50km)
  • Palace Jacques Coeur (55km)
  • Bourges Cathedral (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (42km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (50km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (27km)
  • Veuil (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Loreux

Canton: Romorantin-Lanthenay-Sud

Arrondissement: Romorantin-Lanthenay

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41200

Distance to Loreux

from Blois (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 166 km

from Calais: 395 km

from Nice: 590 km

from Bordeaux: 340 km

from Strasbourg: 459 km

Getting here

Loreux is in the western-centre of France. 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 Loreux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Millancay and Villeherviers.

This page in French: Visiter Loreux