Loiret
Orleans
Interesting
Orleans The Essential
Interesting
Wheat from Beauce, honey, chickens and potatoes from the Gâtinais, game from Sologne and wines from the Loire Valley. At the centre of a particularly rich natural environment, Orleans was a much treasured commercial centre. Treasured by the legions of Caesar, then the English... But Joan of Arc was watching! The capital of the Centre region is also called « Cité des roses » or « Jardin de France », as seen in the gardeners' plots, nurseries and marshlands around the town.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Orleans
Cathedral of Ste Croix
Cathedral of Ste Croix
Built from the 13C to the early 16C, the
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Parc Floral de la Source
Parc Floral de la Source
This 30 hectare park is a window on
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Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Orléans
Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Orléans
The quality and diversity of this
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Place Sainte-Croix
Place Sainte-Croix
Lined with classical façades on a row of
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Campo Santo
Campo Santo
Near to the school of fine arts, this is
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Hôtel Toutin
Hôtel Toutin
This mansion was built in 1540 for
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