Meung-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans.

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Meung-sur-Loire. For detailed visitor information see the Meung-sur-Loire travel guide.

Attractions in Meung-sur-Loire

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Meung-sur-Loire in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaugency at 7 km and Orleans at 18 km.

Meung-sur-Loire, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden less than one km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide


at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

See Beaugency guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

The large town of Orleans has a great deal to recommend it:...

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

The Hotel Groslot is a beautiful mansion close to the cathedral in...

See Hotel Groslot guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 18 km (direction east)

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

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

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide


National Monument at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun...

See Chateaudun guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Blois guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with a pretty Renaissance...

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction east)

Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period features in the...

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide

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Map of places to visit near Meung-sur-Loire


Markets in and near Meung-sur-Loire

Market days in Meung-sur-Loire: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (0km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (7km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (14km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (16km)
  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (18km)
  • Mer: market Monday (19km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (20km)
  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (22km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about Meung-sur-Loire, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Meung-sur-Loire, France

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

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (20km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Olivet (16km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (16km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (20km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (21km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (49km)

Geography and distances

Meung-sur-Loire is in the western-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Meung-sur-Loire is 124 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meung-sur-Loire

Canton: Meung-sur-Loire

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45130

Distance to Meung-sur-Loire

from Orleans (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 124 km

from Calais: 347 km

from Nice: 630 km

from Bordeaux: 375 km

from Strasbourg: 456 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 Meung-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baule, Beaugency, Clery-Saint-Andre, Dry, Le Bardon, Messas and Saint-Ay.

This page in French: Visiter Meung-sur-Loire