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.
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.
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.
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!
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.