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Loreux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Loreux in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Cheverny at 30 km from Loreux

Visit Loreux: highlights and tourist information

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Loreux is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

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

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!

Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Valencay

Valencay

at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Indre department

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Indre department

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

See Chateau de Valencay guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
 
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Mehun-sur-Yevre

Mehun-sur-Yevre

at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are among several sights...

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Blois

Blois

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blois guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Beaugency guide
Aubigny-sur-Nere

Aubigny-sur-Nere

at 47 km (direction east), in the Cher department

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide
Meung-sur-Loire

Meung-sur-Loire

at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 49 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Issoudun

Issoudun

at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre department

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but we enjoyed a...

See Issoudun guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Loreux

 
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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)

Hotels near Loreux

More information about Loreux, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Loreux, France

What to do at Loreux? 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

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Loreux is in the western-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Loreux is 166 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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