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Viglain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Viglain in Loiret

Photo is of Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey at 9 km from Viglain

Visit Viglain: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey at 9 km and Gien at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Viglain, 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 Viglain in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 9 km (direction )

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

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Gien guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bellegarde guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Briare guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Hotel Groslot guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals...

See Montargis guide


at 46 km (direction 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 46 km (direction west)

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Viglain


Markets in and near Viglain

  • Sully-sur-Loire: market Monday all day (7km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Loire: market Friday all day (16km)
  • Lorris: market Thursday (24km)
  • Lamotte-Beuvron: market Friday (25km)
  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (27km)
  • Nouan-le-Fuzelier: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Briare: market Friday (33km)
  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (35km)

Hotels near Viglain

More information about Viglain, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Viglain, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (27km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (27km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere (29km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (32km)
  • Olivet (33km)
  • Briare (33km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (36km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (38km)

Geography and distances

Viglain is in the western-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Viglain is 125 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Viglain

Canton: Sully-sur-Loire

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45600

Distance to Viglain

from Orleans (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 125 km

from Calais: 359 km

from Nice: 591 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 415 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 Viglain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Pere-sur-Loire, Sully-sur-Loire and Villemurlin.

This page in French: Visiter Viglain

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