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Orville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Yevre-le-Chatel at 12 km from Orville

Visit Orville: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Yevre-le-Chatel at 12 km and Fontainebleau at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Orville, 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 Orville in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Yevre-le-Chatel

Yevre-le-Chatel

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau

Castle at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Fontainebleau guide
Bellegarde

Bellegarde

at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Bellegarde guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide
 
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Moret-sur-Loing

Moret-sur-Loing

at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Moret-sur-Loing guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide
Montargis

Montargis

at 35 km (direction south-east)

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers...

See Montargis guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte is one of the most important classical style...

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide
Orleans

Orleans

at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Hotel Groslot guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 58 km (direction south-west)

The Parc Floral de la Source is an extensive...

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

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 64 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yvelines department

Once a Royal castle, the Chateau de Rambouillet is...

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide

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

Map of places to visit near Orville

 
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Markets in and near Orville

  • Puiseaux: market Monday (5km)
  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (6km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Fontainebleau: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Moret-sur-Loing: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Ballancourt-sur-Essonne: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • Montargis: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (32km)

More information about Orville, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Orville, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (63km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (30km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (30km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rambouillet (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (27km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (36km)
  • Melun (37km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (52km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (56km)
  • Olivet (58km)
 
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Geography and distances

Orville is in the western-centre of France at 55 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Orville is 68 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orville

Canton: Puiseaux

Arrondissement: Pithiviers

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45390

Distance to Orville

from Orleans (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 68 km

from Calais: 304 km

from Nice: 628 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 394 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 Orville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augerville-la-Riviere, Aulnay-la-Riviere, Boulancourt, Buthiers, Coudray, Desmonts, Dimancheville, Fromont, Labrosse, Malesherbes, Ondreville-sur-Essonne, Puiseaux and Rumont.

This page in French: Visiter Orville

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