Tourism and activities

At the beginning of the Loire Valley and Sologne

30 minutes from The Auberge des Templiers, the château of Sully-sur-Loire, listed as a historic monument, is the first castle of Val de Loire, region famous for thier castles, lines the Royal river, registered in the world heritage list of the UNESCO. They started building at the begining of the XIIIe century. Moats still filled with water today, give the place an unique atmosphere. You can admire it's dungeon, the little chateau and it's farmyard, while discovering the architectural treasures.

Treat yourself to a trip to Sologne, in the heart of the nature, make the most of many activities that this region has, located between Loire and The Cher, fifteen kilomètres from The Auberge des Templiers. Hiking, V.T.T, canoe, hot air balloon or golf : a lot of choices.

Many hunting areas in this wooded region, with the bountiful wildlife.

Tourism heart of Loire Valley   

Activites on site

  • Tennis and badminton
  • Swimming pool
  • Yoga classes
  • Massage room

Briare and it's Canal bridge

Twenty Kilometers from The Auberge des Templiers, Discover the town of Briare, in the Loiret and it's famous canal bridge allows you to cross the Loire. Historical monument since 1976, built at the end of the XIXe centuary, it is one of the longest metal canals in the world (622 meters).

Treat yourself to a visit in the town, to discover the floodgates and bridges or even the yacht harbour and a stop off at museum of the two marines where you will discover the history of inland navigation.

The Sancerre and Chablis vineyards

The epicureans will appreciate a trip to the region of Sancerre 45 minutes de From The Auberge des Templiers, to discover the vineyards of the Loire Valley town, bordering Burgundy, and the many AOC wines from these vines.

Tourism in Sancerre   

Stop off in the Yonne, in Chablis, 1 h 30 away from The Auberge des Templiers. On this trip in Burgundy you will appreciate the scenery of this wine-producing region and taste the AOC dry white wine.

Tourism in Chabis   

Trip to Gien

Castel Gien

Less than 20 minutes from The Auberge des Templiers, the town of Gien, On the edge of the Loire, unveils it's beauty and it's quality of life, peaceful and pleasant : the town center and the streets filled with charm, the château, built in the XVIe century and now holds the international hunting museum.

Famous for the fine ceramic tiles, the town has Gien factory, still in business today. Where you can visit the factory aswell as the museum, to discover the trade secrets of these pieces of art.

Tourism in Briare

The 27 hole golf course offers 3 courses. Quality land, setting and services.

Le golf de Sully   
Golf en Sologne à l'Auberge des Templiers

Horseback riding

Balade à cheval dans le Loiret à l'Auberge des Templiers

With 450 km of bridle paths, the Loiret is the perfect place for the horse riders, the marked paths or the trails spread all over the Loiret.  Beauce plains, the hillsides of Giennois, the Montargis forest, not to mention the many bridal paths of Orleans forest.

The shifting landscape and atmosphere, which make the Loiret a paradise for the experienced or beginner horse riders.