Saint-Michel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Michel: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Michel is situated in the Loiret department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the western-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Saint-Michel is 88 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bellegarde at 10 km and Yevre-le-Chatel at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Michel, 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-Michel in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Michel

Markets in and near Saint-Michel

  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Puiseaux: market Monday (16km)
  • Lorris: market Thursday (22km)
  • Malesherbes: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Montargis: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Loire: market Friday all day (26km)
  • Chalette-sur-Loing: market Friday (28km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Sully-sur-Loire: market Monday all day (34km)

More information about Saint-Michel, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Michel, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Michel.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Gatinais Francais (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (4km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Benoît sur Loire (Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey) (29km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (15km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (38km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (41km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (42km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (43km)
  • Domaine national de Fontainebleau (44km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (9km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (37km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (40km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (41km)
  • Olivet (42km)
  • Moutiers (51km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Michel

Canton: Beaune-la-Rolande

Arrondissement: Pithiviers

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45340

Distance to Saint-Michel

from Orleans (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 88 km

from Calais: 323 km

from Nice: 615 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 401 km

Getting here

Saint-Michel is in the western-centre of France. 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-Michel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barville-en-Gatinais, Batilly-en-Gatinais, Beaune-la-Rolande, Boiscommun, Boynes, Courcelles, Egry, Freville-du-Gatinais, Gaubertin, Montbarrois, Montliard, Nancray-sur-Rimarde, Nibelle and Saint-Loup-Des-Vignes.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Michel