Pithiviers tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pithiviers: highlights and tourist information

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Pithiviers 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 39 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Pithiviers is 76 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Yevre-le-Chatel at 6 km and Chateau de Chamerolles at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pithiviers, 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 Pithiviers in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Pithiviers

Markets in and near Pithiviers

Market days in Pithiviers: weekly market: Saturday all day;

  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (0km)
  • Puiseaux: market Monday (16km)
  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (23km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (24km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Loire: market Friday all day (34km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (36km)

More information about Pithiviers, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Pithiviers, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Gatinais Francais (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (18km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Benoît sur Loire (Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey) (41km)
  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (20km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (34km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (38km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (42km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (43km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (53km)
  • Parc du château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (56km)
  • Les prés-Culand (56km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (24km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (36km)
  • Moutiers (38km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (40km)
  • Olivet (43km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (43km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (50km)
  • Melun (51km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pithiviers

Canton: Pithiviers

Arrondissement: Pithiviers

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 45300

Distance to Pithiviers

from Orleans (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 76 km

from Calais: 310 km

from Nice: 630 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

Pithiviers 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 Pithiviers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ascoux, Bondaroy, Dadonville, Escrennes, Estouy, Guigneville, Laas, Marsainvilliers, Pithiviers-le-Vieil, Ramoulu and Yevre-la-Ville.

This page in French: Visiter Pithiviers