Mainvilliers tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mainvilliers: highlights and tourist information

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Mainvilliers is situated in the Loiret department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the western-centre of France at 52 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Mainvilliers is 62 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Yevre-le-Chatel at 16 km and Chateau de Chamerolles at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mainvilliers, 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 Mainvilliers in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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Map of places to visit near Mainvilliers

Markets in and near Mainvilliers

  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Puiseaux: market Monday (17km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (21km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (28km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Mainvilliers, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Gatinais Francais (18km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (17km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (30km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Courances (21km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (24km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (33km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (35km)
  • Parc de Courson (35km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (41km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (44km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (46km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rambouillet (46km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (48km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (50km)
  • Château de Sauvage (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (17km)
  • Rambouillet (51km)
  • Orleans (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (35km)
  • Moutiers (37km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (38km)
  • Melun (39km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (49km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mainvilliers

Canton: Malesherbes

Arrondissement: Pithiviers

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45330

Distance to Mainvilliers

from Orleans (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 62 km

from Calais: 296 km

from Nice: 640 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 404 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audeville, Blandy, Brouy, Cesarville-Dossainville, Champmotteux, Intville-la-Guetard, Nangeville, Orveau-Bellesauve, Rouvres-Saint-Jean and Sermaises.

This page in French: Visiter Mainvilliers