Pithiviers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pithiviers in Loiret

Photo is of Yevre-le-Chatel at 6 km from Pithiviers

Visit Pithiviers: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Pithiviers in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Yevre-le-Chatel at 6 km and Chateau de Chamerolles at 14 km.

Pithiviers, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bellegarde guide


at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Hotel Groslot guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montargis guide


Castle at 43 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
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

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

See Moret-sur-Loing guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 56 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


at 56 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Meung-sur-Loire guide

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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

What to do at Pithiviers? 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

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

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

Pithiviers is in the western-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Pithiviers is 76 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pithiviers

Canton: Pithiviers

Arrondissement: Pithiviers

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-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

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