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What to do in Orleans in August

What to do in Orleans in August ? A small selection of ideas for outings, visits and activities for your summer holidays in the capital of the Loire Valley !

Activities not to be missed in august

In Orleans and the Loire Valley

Discover a multitude of activities to make the most of your summer stay in Orleans. Whether you love nature, heritage or festivals, Orleans and the surrounding area are full of activities to suit all tastes.

Visite guidée de l'Office de Tourisme d'Orléans

Discover the wonders of Orleans

during a guided tour

Orleans and the surrounding area are full of historical and heritage treasures.

Let our guides guide you through the city of Johannine, and discover our must-see nature or storytelling tours.

Living the life of a castle

in the Loiret and Loire Valley

Make the most of a weekend in Orleans to visit the castles of the Loire and Loiret.

By using our Castles Pass, you’ll enjoy privileged access to these jewels of France’s heritage. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the Loire Valley and Loiret during your stay in Orléans.

Château de Chambord
Parc Floral de La Source

Treat yourself to a refreshing break

Cooling off in Orleans

August is shaping up to be another hot, dry month !

Treat yourself to a well-deserved break in one of the many spots in and around Orleans: parks and gardens, outdoor swimming pools, walks and cycle rides, museums, or even an ice cream at one of Orleans best ice cream parlours for those with a sweet tooth!

Spend a day in the fresh air

on Île Charlemagne

Take advantage of the many activities on Ile Charlemagne to relax in pleasant surroundings.

Beach, beach volleyball, jogging, cycling, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, children’s games… The ideal place to spend quality time by the water with family and friends.

Ile Charlemagne Orléans Val de Loire Tourisme
Château de Meung sur Loire Orléans Val de Loire Tourisme
Nocturne du Château de Meung sur Loire Soirée Blanche

Night-time events at the Castle of Meung-sur-Loire

An evening in a Loire Valley castle

Enjoy the unique experience of visiting the castle at night with a torch as your only source of light…

Or take part in the sixth edition of the white evening in the grounds of the castle, with a great programme including a white dress code, a picnic, a concert, a show and a party with 80s DJs!

Festival O'Tempo 2023

Attend a concert at the O’Tempo festival

The end of summer festival

This year, the O’Tempo festival opens its doors to you for its third edition, on 25, 26 and 27 August 2023 on the Caillaudière site in Boigny-sur-Bionne. You’ll be treated to an exceptional programme of contemporary and popular music. It will feature national and local artists, as well as a few surprises! The line-up includes Mosimann, Matmatah, Trois Cafés Gourmands and many other well-known artists.

All the summer outings and activities in Orleans

A beautiful summer in Orleans

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