Patay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Patay: highlights and tourist information

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Patay is situated in the Loiret department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the western-centre of France at 23 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Patay is 102 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Orleans at 23 km and Hotel Groslot at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Patay, 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 Patay 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 Loiret

Map of places to visit near Patay

Markets in and near Patay

  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (20km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (24km)
  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (24km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (27km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (27km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Patay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Patay, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (47km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (55km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les prés-Culand (24km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (36km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (39km)
  • Le pré Catelan (43km)

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 (20km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (21km)
  • Olivet (26km)
  • Moutiers (28km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (32km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Patay

Canton: Patay

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45310

Distance to Patay

from Orleans (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 102 km

from Calais: 323 km

from Nice: 647 km

from Bordeaux: 397 km

from Strasbourg: 451 km

Getting here

Patay is in the western-centre of France. 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 Patay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coinces, Guillonville, Rouvray-Sainte-Croix, Saint-Peravy-la-Colombe, Terminiers, Tournoisis and Villeneuve-sur-Conie.

This page in French: Visiter Patay