The river Loire is the last wild river in Europe and is a permanent source of wonder. It offers a variety of landscapes, with the shimmering play of light on the waters, It is renowned for its abundant wildlife and the many historic places it passes by.

The Regional Authorities have initiated a programme called “La Loire a velo” (La Loire by bike) the purpose of which is to create cycle paths along the river. Bicycles rentals are available upon request.

  • Cultural Visits :
  • Chateaux of Meung-sur-Loire, Talcy, La Ferté Saint Aubin, Chambord, Blois, Cheverny are all in easy reach.
  • Churches : Orléans Cathedral, collegiate church of Meung-sur-Loire, basilique of Cléry Saint-André (where Louis XI is buried)
  • Gardens : The Ilex conservatory and the Roquelin Gardens in Meung-sur-Loire
  • The Van Oeveren Fencing Museum
  • The Sologne region and its lakes
  • Beauval Zoo
  • Sport Activities :
  • Golf courses at Saint-Laurent-Nouan (20km), Ardon (25km) and La Ferte-Saint-Aubin (30 km).
  • Sightseeing over the Loire and the Sologne in hot air balloon.
  • Canoeing on the Loire
  • Karting
  • Country walks
  • Cycling along the Loire river
  • … or you can simply enjoy a relaxing time in the park by the water