Messas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Messas: highlights and tourist information

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Messas 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 22 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Messas is 128 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaugency at 3 km and Meung-sur-Loire at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Messas, 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 Messas 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 Loiret

Map of places to visit near Messas

Markets in and near Messas

  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (3km)
  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (5km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (10km)
  • Mer: market Monday (15km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (15km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (23km)
  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (24km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (25km)

More information about Messas, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Messas, France

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

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (16km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les prés-Culand (5km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (16km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (22km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (33km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (35km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (47km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Olivet (20km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (21km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (24km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (25km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Messas

Canton: Beaugency

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45190

Distance to Messas

from Orleans (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 128 km

from Calais: 350 km

from Nice: 630 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 460 km

Getting here

Messas 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 Messas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baule, Beaugency, Cravant, Dry, Lailly-en-Val, Le Bardon, Meung-sur-Loire, Tavers and Villorceau.

This page in French: Visiter Messas