Visit the Center Loire Valley region while staying at theAuberge des Templiers

Hotel near the Loire Castles

Stay at theAuberge des Templiers, a hotel near the Loire Castles and discover the Center Loire Valley, a land full of surprises and rich in exploration. Between nature and culture, a change of scenery is guaranteed! ​

Located 10 minutes from the Auberge, the Gien Castle serves is a showcase for the hunting museum, revealing remarkable collections on the different hunting techniques.

Loire Castles

Do not  miss visiting the Sully-sur-Loire Castle, located 20 minutes from the Auberge des Templiers, classified as a historic monument, the first castle in the Loire Valley whose construction began in the 13th century for an immersion in the heart of history.

Filled with water, its moats give it a unique, timeless atmosphere. Architectural treasures, the dungeon, the small castle and the barnyard contribute to this return to the past.

Go back in time and follow in the footsteps of history during your stay at the Auberge des Templiers in the Center Loire Valley region.

Follow in the footsteps of the techniques of the Middle Ages by visiting the Guédelon Castle, 35 minutes from the Auberge des Templiers and immerse yourself in the world of an experimental, scientific and educational construction site for the construction of a fortified castle..

Chambord, Amboise, Villandry, Chinon, so many emblematic residences of the Center Loire Valley region, which will enhance your tourist route. 

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In the heart of the navigation history in Briare

Continue your tourist exploration by heading for the town of Briare, about twenty kilometers from theAuberge des Templiers, which owes its reputation to its canal bridge allowing you to cross the Loire.

Built at the end of the 19th century, with a length of 622 meters, this historical monument since 1976 is one of the longest metal canals in the world. After a few strolls in the city, your steps will lead you to discover the locks and bridges as well as the marina..

And if you want to deepen your knowledge of river navigation, take on themusée des deux marines.

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The earthenware factory of Gien : in the heart of an authentic know-how

On the banks of the Loire, less than 20 minutes from the charming hotel near Paris, in a peaceful setting, the town of Gien reveals an environment full of charm with its narrow streets and castle..

The city owes its fame to its famous earthenware, all in finesse and elegance..

Dive behind the scenes of the manufacture of pieces of art by visiting the earthenware factory of Gien still in operation where you can buy sumptuous services at factory prices. 

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Epicurean getaways in the vineyards

Epicureans and lovers of the terroir will appreciate a getaway in the Sancerre region, 45 minutes from theAuberge des Templiers to discover the vineyards of the Loire Valley, and the many AOC wines from its grape varieties, without forgetting to learn the art of tasting.

Your wine tourism journey continues with a trip to Burgundy in Chablis, in Yonne, 1h30 from theAuberge des Templiers to admire the vineyard landscapes and savor this AOC dry white wine that goes wonderfully with a Burgundy cheese: Epoisses..

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Activities in the Loiret : attentive to nature

Lovers of natural heritage will enjoy the joys of hiking in the heart of nature.

At the gates of Sologne, territory of biodiversity, land of hunting,land of the unexpected, theAuberge des Templiers in the Loiret invites you to live stays in harmony with nature, according to the seasons, to take advantage of the many activities offered by this region..

Family territory, the Loiret invites you to share beautiful moments with your family, your children will be able to enjoy their vacation, just like you!

An invitation to experiment with slow tourism: hiking, mountainbiking, canoeing, hot-air ballooning, golf, the Loiret has many possibilities for disconnecting.

With its 27 holes and 3 courses, the Sully golf course offers a quality package for fans of the green.

Want to get off the beaten track? With 450 kilometers of equestrian routes, the Loiret deploys many marked trails with varied reliefs for riders: from the plains of Beauce to the hills of Giennois, from the forest of Sologne to the valleys of Montargois...

A real paradise in the heart of nature in perpetual motion.