Viglain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Viglain: highlights and tourist information

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Viglain 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 35 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Viglain is 125 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


... 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)

More information about Viglain, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Viglain, France

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

  • Abbaye de Saint Benoît sur Loire (Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (30km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (30km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (34km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (36km)
  • Les prés-Culand (46km)

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

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

Viglain 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 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