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Poilly-Lez-Gien tourism and travel guide

Photo of Poilly-Lez-Gien in Loiret

Photo is of Gien at 3 km from Poilly-Lez-Gien

Visit Poilly-Lez-Gien: highlights and tourist information

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Poilly-Lez-Gien is situated in the Loiret department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gien at 3 km and Briare at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Poilly-Lez-Gien, 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 Poilly-Lez-Gien in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across...

See Gien guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing...

See Briare guide


at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Cher department

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that explain the...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bellegarde guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montargis guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous...

See Sancerre guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is...

See Guedelon guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 45 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 53 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Poilly-Lez-Gien


Markets in and near Poilly-Lez-Gien

  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Briare: market Friday (10km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (15km)
  • Sully-sur-Loire: market Monday all day (19km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Chatillon-Coligny: market Friday (24km)
  • Lorris: market Thursday (24km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (25km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Poilly-Lez-Gien, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Poilly-Lez-Gien, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (16km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (21km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (41km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Poilly-Lez-Gien is in the western-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Poilly-Lez-Gien is 132 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Poilly-Lez-Gien

Canton: Gien

Arrondissement: Montargis

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45500

Distance to Poilly-Lez-Gien

from Orleans (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 132 km

from Calais: 368 km

from Nice: 572 km

from Bordeaux: 399 km

from Strasbourg: 395 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 Poilly-Lez-Gien from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gien, Nevoy, Saint-Gondon and Saint-Martin-sur-Ocre.

This page in French: Visiter Poilly-Lez-Gien

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