Orcay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orcay: highlights and tourist information

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Orcay is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the western-centre of France at 68 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Orcay is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mehun-sur-Yevre at 18 km and Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orcay, 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 Orcay 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 Loir-et-Cher

Map of places to visit near Orcay

Markets in and near Orcay

  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Salbris: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (19km)
  • Langon: market Friday (22km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (24km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (26km)
  • Nouan-le-Fuzelier: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (29km)

More information about Orcay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Orcay, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (25km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere (33km)
  • Issoudun (39km)
  • Veuil (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orcay

Canton: Salbris

Arrondissement: Romorantin-Lanthenay

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41300

Distance to Orcay

from Blois (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 407 km

from Nice: 566 km

from Bordeaux: 343 km

from Strasbourg: 444 km

Getting here

Orcay is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors will either fly into one of the airports in Paris or arrive from a ferry port such as caen or Le Havre, approx. 3-4 hours drive. For driving distances to Orcay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Theillay.

This page in French: Visiter Orcay