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Villiers-Saint-Orien tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villiers-Saint-Orien in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chateaudun at 13 km from Villiers-Saint-Orien

Visit Villiers-Saint-Orien: highlights and tourist information

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Villiers-Saint-Orien is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaudun at 13 km and Chartres at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villiers-Saint-Orien, 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 Villiers-Saint-Orien in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



National Monument at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find plenty to...

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

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

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered...

See Chartres Cathedral guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loiret department

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 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Hotel Groslot guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Beaugency guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

The Parc Floral de la Source is an extensive...

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide


at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history',...

See Vendome guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 51 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

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

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle...

See Lavardin guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Eure-et-Loir

Map of places to visit near Villiers-Saint-Orien


Markets in and near Villiers-Saint-Orien

  • Bonneval: market Monday (9km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (14km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (24km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (25km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (33km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (34km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Villiers-Saint-Orien, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villiers-Saint-Orien, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (41km)

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)

  • Moutiers (28km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (38km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (39km)
  • Olivet (43km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (49km)

Geography and distances

Villiers-Saint-Orien is in the eastern-center of France at 36 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Villiers-Saint-Orien is 102 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-Saint-Orien

Canton: Bonneval

Arrondissement: Châteaudun

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28800

Distance to Villiers-Saint-Orien

from Chartres (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 102 km

from Calais: 314 km

from Nice: 665 km

from Bordeaux: 399 km

from Strasbourg: 465 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Paris CDG or Orly airport and hire a car. The drive from the channel ferry ports such as Caen or Le Havre takes around 3 hours. For driving distances to Villiers-Saint-Orien from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazoches-en-Dunois, Bullainville, Civry, Conie-Molitard, Dancy, Nottonville, Pre-Saint-Evroult, Saint-Maur-sur-le-Loir and Varize.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-Saint-Orien

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