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Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle is situated in the Loiret department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Tourist classifications for Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle include "ville fleurie 4*".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Orleans at 3 km and Hotel Groslot at 3 km.

Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide
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at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

The Jardins de Roquelin is a pretty rose garden in the Loire...

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

A small town on the banks of the Loire River, Beaugency squeezes...

See Beaugency guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds all...

See Chateau de Chambord guide


at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Bellegarde guide


National Monument at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun...

See Chateaudun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle

  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (3km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (4km)
  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (16km)
  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (22km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (26km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Loire: market Friday all day (26km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (29km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (32km)
  • Mer: market Monday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle, France

What to do at Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle.

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (4km)
  • Olivet (6km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (11km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (43km)
  • Moutiers (43km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (49km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle is in the western-centre of France at 3 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle is 111 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45140

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle

from Orleans (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 111 km

from Calais: 338 km

from Nice: 627 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 441 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 Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fleury-les-Aubrais, Ingre, La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin, Olivet, Orleans, Ormes, Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Mesmin, Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, Saint-Pryve-Saint-Mesmin, Saran and Semoy.

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