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Malesherbes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Malesherbes in Loiret

Photo is of Yevre-le-Chatel at 16 km from Malesherbes

Visit Malesherbes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Yevre-le-Chatel at 16 km and Fontainebleau at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Malesherbes, 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 Malesherbes in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide


Castle at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The extraordinary decoration of the numerous rooms and royal apartments at...

See Fontainebleau guide


at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Moret-sur-Loing is a pleasant town with a historic centre...

See Moret-sur-Loing guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 32 km (direction south-west)

The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with...

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide


at 34 km (direction south)

Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive moated...

See Bellegarde guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte is one of the most important classical...

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide


at 41 km (direction south-east)

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers...

See Montargis guide


at 57 km (direction south-west)

The large town of Orleans has a great deal...

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 57 km (direction south-west)

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 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 59 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yvelines department

Once a Royal castle, the Chateau de Rambouillet is now the summer...

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

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 61 km (direction south-west)

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 Loiret

Map of places to visit near Malesherbes


Markets in and near Malesherbes

Market days in Malesherbes: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Puiseaux: market Monday (11km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (24km)
  • Fontainebleau: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Mennecy: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Malesherbes, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Malesherbes, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (58km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (24km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (29km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Courances (17km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (24km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (28km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (37km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (38km)
  • Parc de Courson (39km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (45km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (52km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (58km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rambouillet (53km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (56km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (24km)
  • Orleans (57km)
  • Rambouillet (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (32km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (33km)
  • Melun (33km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (54km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (58km)

Geography and distances

Malesherbes is in the western-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Malesherbes is 63 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Malesherbes

Canton: Malesherbes

Arrondissement: Pithiviers

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45330

Distance to Malesherbes

from Orleans (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 63 km

from Calais: 298 km

from Nice: 633 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 395 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 Malesherbes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augerville-la-Riviere, Boigneville, Boulancourt, Buthiers, Coudray, Labrosse, Orville and Tousson.

This page in French: Visiter Malesherbes

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