Must-see sites to visit in the Centre-Val de Loire
We have selected for you the most important places to discover in our region, which is divided between the Sologne and the Sancerrois. Destinations that will leave you with the best memories.
A day at Beauval Zoo
110 km, 50 of which is motorway, for an unforgettable day!
Beauval Zoo is one of the most beautiful zoos in the world. You will discover more than 5,700 animals in the various facilities, including the famous Panda and especially YUAN MENG, the latest addition to the zoo. The team works hard to save endangered species.
Discover Sancerre and its vineyards
Sancerre, a medieval town 43 km away, is the home of the famous goat’s cheese: crottin de Chavignol, an AOC cheese. Discover also its cellars and the fabulous views over the vineyards.
46 km away, Bourges is a royal city whose monuments recall its rich past: the cathedral, the Jacques Coeur palace, the ramparts… You can also seek peace and quiet in the 135 hectares of the Marais, a natural area that has long protected the city from its attackers.
The Jacques coeur road
Discover the monuments of the Route Jacques Coeur: there are 16 of them. Buy a tourist pass and gain access to 30 cultural sites in the region. All summer long on the Route Jacques, find the adventure “crime in the castle” in 8 different places (including Argent-sur-Sauldre, 8 km from the campsite Les Étangs). A crime is committed during the visit… you become an investigator!
Incredible! Visit the Star Pole
26 km away, the Pôle des étoiles is a centre for space research and listening. During your visit you will understand, for example, how light is used in everyday life for radio reception or to heat your coffee! A planetarium will help you discover the solar system and its planets.
In 2022, discover the LEGO® Star Wars™ Expo!
The most Scottish town in Berry, Aubigny is a lovely town to stop in during your stay. Its Scottish heritage is linked to years of history created by its Anglo-Saxon successors.
Stroll through the narrow streets of this town, which has been awarded the “Ville Fleurie” label and is adorned with pretty half-timbered houses. On Saturday mornings, go to the market elected “Most beautiful market in the Centre-Val de Loire region“. This is an opportunity to take local products home with you.