Famous Beauval Zoo PandaJust a short walk from those tourist attractions, hotel and restaurant La Sauldraie is the ideal place to stay and experience the countless activities of Sologne, BerryVal de Loire and l'Orléanais.

 

CHAMBORD is the most magnificent Loire château - conceived by the 25-year-old François I. The monumental scale and strength of the 156-metre façade and towers and the central, double-spiral staircase.  Once you've done the chateau don't ignore the park. At 13,000 acres, it's bigger than central Paris, and alive with game.

Discover Chambord

CHEVERNY is a rare thing within the Loire Valley - a chateau that appears untouched by the Renaissance. This could have a lot to do with the fact that it has remained in the same family  for six centuries. The interior reflects a living history of the generations  and the care and affection lavished upon this chateau is apparent from top to bottom.

Visit Chevreny castle

 CHENONCEAU reminds you why you admire France. Arching over the River Cher, it is so damnably and harmoniously perfect that it surely respects some aesthetic law of the universe. Diane De Poitiers created gardens and put the bridge across the river, so that she might hunt on the other side.

Visiting Château de Chenonceau

Classed as the No. 1 zoo in France and as one of the most beautiful zoological parks in the world, ZOOPARC DE BEAUVAL is home to the largest diversity of animals in France with nearly 6,000 animals including two giant pandas, found nowhere else in France. 

Four greenhouses presents birds, great apes, sloths, reptiles, manatees and Australasian animals, while three plains allows to present herbivores of the African savannah  and Asian herbivores.

2 fascinating shows (200 birds above the heads and agile and playful sea lions)  and a wide range of animations.

Zooparc Beauval

 Do you love nature and wide open spaces? Then visit the largest zoo in France. On the doorstep of the Brenne Regional Nature Park, in the department of Indre, LA RESERVE ZOOLOGIQUE DE LA HAUTE TOUCHE is home to a thousand or so animals from all five continents, in the heart of a forest estate covering more than 400 hectares.

Haute Touche zoological park

LA MAISON DES ETANGS (PONDS HOUSE) in St Viatre  is offering a discovery tour of the Sologne ponds, which number around 3000. Learn about their history, operation, fish farming, fauna and flora, the ancient crafts used in pond operations, manufacture of boats, etc.

Ponds house in St Viatre

In Villeny, the STAG HOUSE, open its doors to be make you discover the stag, this marvellous mythical animal which is the king of our forests. During the visit, children and adults will learn to know the life of this animal : its birth, its family unit, the fall and evolution of its antlers, its troat.

Discover the Stag House

LA MAISON DU BRACONNAGE (POACHING CENTER) in Chaon is the only museum in Euope dedicated to poaching and poachers and illicit hunting. Poaching is part of the special identity of the Sologne region  with the mythical complicity of Raboliot, the hero of Maurice Genevoixe's novel.

Poaching's House and wildlife

CAPAZZA GALLERY, a superbly restored place of historic interest (from the XVIIth century), connected with the castle of Nançay. In exceptional surroundings of 20000 sq ft, you can admire the works of 80 artists with international reputation. These artist represent contemporary art in the most important fields of Fine Arts.

Visit Art Capazza Gallery

The Chateau du Moulin was built in the fifteenth century and in the grounds you will find the marvelous Strawberry Conservatory where you can discover the mysteries of this queen of fruits through its museum over 40 varieties of strawberries.

Discover the strawberry conservatory

Visit LE POLE DES ETOILES in Nançay, an exceptional site which houses among others the 4th largest radio telescope in the world. Approach as close as  possible to the celestial vault in a digital planetarium.

Pôle des étoiles - Star station -

The 1500m outdoor KARTING DE SOLOGNE is located in Salbris. Hire Karts are available all year round for you to enjoy. You can book single sessions or there are a variety of adult events to choose from. Karting de Sologne also hosts national and international karting events.

Go Karting Sologne

Experience an exciting treetop adventure, ropes,zipwire course and paintball in AVENTURE PARC in Nançay. Tree top Adventure is the main course designed for Adults and adventurous Children. For youngsters aged 4 to 7 years, enjoy "Le jardin de Lilou".

Experience adventure Parc

Fancy a dip in a NATURAL SWIMMING POND in Mont Près Chambord ? Situated on 4 acres, it is the biggest natural swimming pool in France ,100% chlorine-free, and benefit from watergames and picnic areas.

Plounge into clear waters

Tourism Office "cœur de Sologne"

Sologne and Salbris tourism office

Tourism Office "Blois Chambord"

Blois and Chambord area tourism office

Tourism Office "Berry Province"

Visit Berry Province

Tourism Office of "Valençay"

Valencay Tourism office