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Come and enjoy an exceptional natural experience in the Loire Valley and Orléans Forest.

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Activities : Alone or with friends…


Print out the cycling and walking routes and explore the Val d’Orléans or the Orléans Forest! Hiking is the region’s favourite leisure activity.

Criss-crossed by the GR3, the Loire à Vélo, the Scandibérique and many other tourist routes such as the Route de la Rose, the Val de Loire and Forêt d’Orléans guarantees an exceptional natural experience. Numerous walking routes are available from our two reception offices in Châteauneuf-sur-Loire and Jargeau.


Hire a bike, mountain bike or electric bike to cycle the Loire à Vélo or the Scandibérique!

Go horse-riding in the Orléans forest.

Try your hand at golf or mini-golf…

Take out a fishing pass and fish in one of the many ponds in the area or in the Canal d’Orléans.

Recharge your batteries with a sensory walk in the middle of the forest.

Discover equi-coaching to help you feel more relaxed.

Family and children’s activities…

We’ve got some ideas for you!
Find a fitness trail or children’s leisure area to keep young and old busy. Find a picnic area on the banks of the Loire or along the Orléans canal.

Borrow a book for the holidays from a library or bookshop.

Introduce your children to the rich flora and fauna of the Loiret at the Maison de Loire du Loiret in Jargeau. Sign them up for one of the many nature workshops or discovery outings.

Take them to one of the equestrian centres for an accompanied horse ride.


Discover all the nature activities in the Val de Loire and Forêt d’Orléans in our welcome guide!


With its sandy beaches along the Loire, its landscapes along the Loire listed as a Unesco World Heritage site, its dense and authentic forest, the Val de Loire and Forêt d’Orléans offers you a multitude of places to discover and land-based leisure activities to enjoy.

Get in touch with nature in the Val de LOIRE & FORÊT d’Orléans!