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Olivet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Olivet in Loiret

Photo is of Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans at 3 km from Olivet

Visit Olivet: highlights and tourist information

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

Tourist classifications for Olivet include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans at 3 km and Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Olivet, 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 Olivet in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 4 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide
Orleans

Orleans

at 4 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 4 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Hotel Groslot guide
 
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Meung-sur-Loire

Meung-sur-Loire

at 16 km (direction west)

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans....

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Beaugency guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 27 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 29 km (direction 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 31 km (direction east)

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

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

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 40 km (direction west-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
Bellegarde

Bellegarde

at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bellegarde guide
Yevre-le-Chatel

Yevre-le-Chatel

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-east)

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

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Chateaudun guide

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

Map of places to visit near Olivet

 
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Markets in and near Olivet

  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (4km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (8km)
  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (16km)
  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (16km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Loire: market Friday all day (24km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (27km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (28km)
  • Lamotte-Beuvron: market Friday (30km)
  • Mer: market Monday (34km)

Hotels near Olivet

More information about Olivet, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Olivet, France

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

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

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)

  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (6km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (6km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (8km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (43km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (43km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere (58km)
 
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Geography and distances

Olivet is in the western-centre of France at 4 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Olivet is 115 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Olivet

Canton: Olivet

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45160

Distance to Olivet

from Orleans (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 115 km

from Calais: 343 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 387 km

from Strasbourg: 440 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 Olivet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin, Orleans, Saint-Cyr-en-Val, Saint-Denis-en-Val, Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Mesmin, Saint-Jean-de-Braye, Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle, Saint-Jean-le-Blanc and Saint-Pryve-Saint-Mesmin.

This page in French: Visiter Olivet

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