Map of places to visit in Loiret
You can find details of some of the places we suggest you visit near Loiret below the map...
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres:
The arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres is a fabulous arboretum and garden near Orleans
A small town on the banks of the Loire River, Beaugency squeezes a remarkable number of interesting sights in a small space!
Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive moated castle in the centre
With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in the centre of Briare it is not surprising that water based activities are important here
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans:
Chateau de Chamerolles:
The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with a pretty Renaissance garden
To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across the bridge to the castle and town of Gien is very atractive
With more than 130 bridges across the numerous canals and rivers in Montargis, it is the scenery along these waterways that is the highlight here
The large town of Orleans has a great deal to recommend it: a famous cathedral, an extensive old town, a riverside promenade, and some lovely gardens nearby
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans:
Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period features in the 12th century Abbey of Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire
The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm and the ruined castle all contributed to Yevre-le-Chatel being listed as a 'most beautiful village in France'