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ORLEANS a must-see

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In the heart of the Loire Valley, Orleans is ideally situated on the Loire. The city of Joan of Arc has many historical and heritage assets that make it so famous. Discover its territory, its river, its history, its monuments and remarkable places, museums, parks and gardens...

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Accommodation in and around Orleans

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Guided tours and visits

All our guided and audio-guided tours in Orleans and the surrounding area

Chambre double à l'Empreinte Hôtel d'Orléans © Empreinte Hôtel
Visiter les hauteurs de la cathédrale d'Orléans
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Crypte Saint-Avit à Orléans ©Ludovic Letot

The city from below

Step back in time and discover the history beneath your feet

Les ateliers thés et cafés chez Cafés Jeannes d'Arc ©Lezbroz

Take part in a tea or coffee tasting workshop

Travel from planting to processing, and master the nuances of terroir.

Cathédrale Sainte-Croix d'Orléans ©Ludovic Letot

The cathedral in all its forms

Come and discover almost 2000 years of history

Chocolaterie Alex Olivier

Christmas workshops at the Alex Olivier chocolate factory

You'll become a real chocolatier by making your own chocolates. For young and old alike.

Hotel Groslot à Orléans ©Ludovic Letot

A tour of discovery around old Orleans

Stroll through the streets of Orléans' historic centre and retrace the history of its finest monuments.


Inspiration side

Mr Chat © Destination Orléans Val de Loire

Orleans and urban art

Discover places dedicated to urban art

Visiter le château de Chambord

Visit the châteaux in Loire and Loiret

Architectural jewels to visit...


The top of the must-see sites

The essentials...

Crypte Saint-Aignan à Orléans

Unusual visits in Orleans

Think outside the box!

To be read on the Blog

What to do for the winter holidays in Orleans?

Dive into the heart of winter in Orléans and the surrounding area, where the cold is no match for the diversity of activities awaiting you! Get ready for an Orléans-style winter getaway, with a varied menu of activities to suit all tastes.

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Escape without limits in 2024: Experience surprising moments in Orleans!

Discover the perfect getaway in Orleans and the Loire Valley in 2024! Make the most of the bank holidays and long weekends in 2024 and discover our suggestions for getaways in Orleans, a destination rich in charm where the walks, activities and guided tours promise unforgettable and surprising moments.

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Melt cheese in Orleans

Have your friends been taking it easy in the mountains and taunting you for the last few days? Don’t panic, join the melted cheese team! We’ve tracked down the coolest restaurants in Orléans to enjoy raclettes and fondues. It’s heaven on earth, no fuss, just good times and good cheese!

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Visit the museums of Orleans

Discover the museums during your weekend in Orleans. A must for a successful stay !

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Hôtel Groslot en hiver ©F.Delong
Canoë bivouac avec Aventure Outdoor à Orléans ©Ludovic Letot
Où manger du fromage fondu à Orléans
Visiter les musées d'Orléans

Discover Orleans


Facing the Loire, this city on a human scale can be explored on foot or by bike. Orleans is on the map of city break destinations! Situated between the Loire castles and Paris, between culture and nature, it is a destination that is sure to recharge your batteries. Life is punctuated throughout the year by numerous events.

An hour from Paris, Orleans relies on both its modernity and the authenticity of its historical, cultural and natural heritage.

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