Things to see and do - Orleans
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Orleans Travel guide
Orleans : Michelin's recommendations
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.
Tourist attractions Orleans : Things to see and do
pl. Ste-Croix F - 45000 Orléans
Painting forms the major part of this Fine Art Museum, particularly the French school from the 16th to 20C. Some great names are represented here - P de Champaigne, Le Nain, Watteau, Courbet, Delacroix, Boudin and Gauguin. Modern and contemporary pai..
pl. Ste-Croix F - 45000 Orléans
Built from the 13th to early 16C, the cathedral was partly destroyed in 1586 by the Protestants. In recognition for the town's support, Henry IV undertook its reconstruction in a composite Gothic style. There is a lovely three-porch façade with rose ..
av. du Parc-Floral F - 45070 Orléans
This 30 hectare park is a window on horticulture in the Orleans region. It contains a large variety of plants and several animal species including deer and emu. Among the other delights for the eyes, the mirror gives a beautiful view of the castle ..
64 rue Alsace Lorraine F - 45000 Orléans
Prix Prices from : 98 €
Located in a pedestrian area in the centre of Orleans, this hotel houses a collection of rare artworks devoted to Joan of Arc. It has a fitness room, massage chairs, a garden and a solarium on the hotel's top floor. Free Wi-Fi is accessible in each..
1 rue de La Lionne F - 45000 Orléans
Prix Prices from : 79 €
The Grand Hotel is located in central Orleans, a 10-minute walk from the train station and 100 metres from République Tram Stop. It offers rooms with satellite channels and was renovated in 2012. The hotel offers 33 rooms all equipped with private b..
37 Ter, rue de la République F - 45000 Orléans
Prix Prices from : 111 €
Located in central Orleans, in an area surrounded by shops and restaurants, this hotel is decorated in an Art Deco style and offers well-equipped rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access. Best Western Hôtel d'Arc is entirely non-smoking and features li..
24 r. Ste-Anne F - 45000 Orléans
At this restaurant the finest seasonal ingredients go into dishes typical of the South of France. The result is fine, meticulously made and tasty dishes. The interior is cosy with chic furnishings and pastel tones.
44 quai Barentin F - 45000 Orléans
28 quai du Chatelet F - 45000 Orléans
The chef is an Australian who has been living in France for many years. He creates lovely dishes that are well thought out, inventive and very tasty. This 19C building on the banks of the Loire River has moved with the times.
26 pl. du Châtelet F - 45000 Orléans
With its red, half-timbered façade, this building dating from 1597 tempts food lovers inside! Copious servings, fresh ingredients, well-cooked jus and sauces await you: no shortage of flavours during your time at La Parenthèse. An enthusiastic young ..
200 allée des 4 vents F - 45160 Orléans
r. H. de Balzac F - 45100 La Source