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Prefontaines tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montargis at 13 km from Prefontaines

Visit Prefontaines: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montargis at 13 km and Bellegarde at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Prefontaines, 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 Prefontaines in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montargis guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bellegarde guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide


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

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

See Moret-sur-Loing guide


Castle at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The extraordinary decoration of the numerous rooms and royal apartments...

See Fontainebleau guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne,...

See Sens guide


at 47 km (direction south)

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

See Gien guide

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

Map of places to visit near Prefontaines


Markets in and near Prefontaines

  • Montargis: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (10km)
  • Chalette-sur-Loing: market Friday (12km)
  • Egreville: market Monday (15km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Puiseaux: market Monday (20km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Lorris: market Thursday (28km)
  • Courtenay: market Thursday (29km)
  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Moret-sur-Loing: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Prefontaines, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Prefontaines, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (22km)
  • Sens (45km)

Geography and distances

Prefontaines is in the western-centre of France at 62 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Prefontaines is 87 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Prefontaines

Canton: Ferrières-en-Gâtinais

Arrondissement: Montargis

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45490

Distance to Prefontaines

from Orleans (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 87 km

from Calais: 322 km

from Nice: 604 km

from Bordeaux: 441 km

from Strasbourg: 377 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 Prefontaines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-Landon, Courtempierre, Dordives, Girolles and Nargis.

This page in French: Visiter Prefontaines

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