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Montargis tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montargis: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers in Montargis, it is the scenery along these waterways that is the highlight here

Montargis 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 Montargis. For detailed visitor information see the Montargis travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Montargis include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include Yevre-le-Chatel at 32 km and Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres at 37 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montargis, 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 Montargis in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Bellegarde guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across the...

See Gien guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Moret-sur-Loing guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide


Castle at 43 km (direction west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Fontainebleau guide


at 43 km (direction south)

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in the...

See Briare guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne,...

See Sens guide


at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being...

See Guedelon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loiret

Map of places to visit near Montargis


Markets in and near Montargis

Market days in Montargis: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday all day;

  • Montargis: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (0km)
  • Chalette-sur-Loing: market Friday (3km)
  • Egreville: market Monday (20km)
  • Lorris: market Thursday (21km)
  • Chatillon-Coligny: market Friday (25km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (26km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Puiseaux: market Monday (27km)
  • Saint-Valerien: market Saturday (33km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (34km)

Hotels near Montargis

More information about Montargis, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Montargis, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Montargis is in the western-centre of France at 61 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Montargis is 96 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montargis

Canton: Montargis

Arrondissement: Montargis

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45200

Distance to Montargis

from Orleans (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 96 km

from Calais: 331 km

from Nice: 596 km

from Bordeaux: 435 km

from Strasbourg: 377 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 Montargis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amilly, Cepoy, Chalette-sur-Loing, Corquilleroy, Girolles, Gondreville, Pannes, Paucourt and Villemandeur.

This page in French: Visiter Montargis

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