Forêt d'Orléans, 45460 Bouzy-la-Forêt, France
About Forêt d'Orléans
The forest of Orleans is a partially state-owned forest and a natural region French located in the department of Loiret in the region Center-Val de Loire. It is the largest national forest in mainland France. It ranges over 50,000 hectares, including 35,000 hectares which make up the national forest, the remainder being privately owned.
Attractions near Forêt d'Orléans
A beautiful Christian Abbey which was found in the 7th century in the town of Saint-Benoît-Sur-Loire. It constitutes a remarkable example of Romanesque art. It was situated on the banks of Loire and is one of the most celebrated Benedictine monasteries of Western Europe. The architecture inside and outside of the church is quite interesting and it is one of the main pilgrimage centres of France.
A beautiful 14th-century medieval fortress, complete with towers, keep rampart walk and moats. It is the former residence of the dukes of Sully. there are so many painting and tapestries are being displayed in this castle. One of the iconic buildings in this area and is famous for its architecture.
A beautiful river in France which was the tributary of the Loire river. The banks of this river is a popular destination for walking and also boating trips are there in this river. One of the nice location which was surrounded by trees and is away from the busy streets.
A beautiful Chateau which was built in the 16th century situated in Chilleurs-aux-Bois. The main feature of this chateau is the ascents and perfumes museum introducing visitors to the history and evolution of perfume. It also has a beautiful garden with a wide variety of flora and fauna. It has been classified as a historical monument since 1927 and an inscription since 1988.
The castle of La Bussière is a French castle located in the commune of La Bussière and the department of Loiret in the Center-Val de Loire region. Its main buildings were constructed between the end of the xvi th and beginning of the xvii th century under the Tillet. It has been open to the public since 1962 and houses an important collection of objects on freshwater fishing.
The Orleans Canal is a former waterway located in the French department of Loiret . With a length of 78.65 km , this canal connects the Loire to the Loing canal and to the Briare canal . It thus ensures continuity by waterway between Orleans and Paris to the north and Briare and the canals of the Center to the south.
Where is Forêt d'Orléans
Discover more attractions in Centre-Val de Loire, where Forêt d'Orléans is located
The Centre-Val de Loire is a large inland region of central France located in the south-west of the French capital Paris. The region is known for its fine historical towns, for its vineyards and agricultural produce, and for its many beautiful castles.