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Saint-Jean-le-Blanc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-le-Blanc in Loiret

Photo is of Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans at 1 km from Saint-Jean-le-Blanc

Visit Saint-Jean-le-Blanc: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-le-Blanc is situated in the Loiret department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans at 1 km and Orleans at 1 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, 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 Saint-Jean-le-Blanc in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 1 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide


at 1 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 1 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Hotel Groslot guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 5 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide


at 18 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 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide


at 25 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 25 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 26 km (direction 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 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Bellegarde guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 43 km (direction west-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


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide


National Monument at 47 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

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-le-Blanc


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-le-Blanc

  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (1km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (4km)
  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (18km)
  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (19km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Loire: market Friday all day (23km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (29km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (30km)
  • Lamotte-Beuvron: market Friday (33km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (34km)

Hotels near Saint-Jean-le-Blanc

More information about Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, France

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

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (38km)

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)

  • Olivet (3km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (4km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (4km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (8km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (41km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (46km)
  • Moutiers (46km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere (60km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-le-Blanc is in the western-centre of France at 1 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-le-Blanc is 112 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-le-Blanc

Canton: Saint-Jean-le-Blanc

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45650

Distance to Saint-Jean-le-Blanc

from Orleans (prefecture): 1 km

from Paris: 112 km

from Calais: 340 km

from Nice: 624 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 439 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-le-Blanc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Combleux, Fleury-les-Aubrais, La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin, Olivet, Orleans, Saint-Denis-en-Val, Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Mesmin, Saint-Jean-de-Braye, Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle, Saint-Pryve-Saint-Mesmin and Semoy.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-le-Blanc

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