How do I find a campsite near the city of Orléans?
Capital of the Centre region, Orléans unveils an important heritage through its civil and religious monuments. It has a little over 114,000 inhabitants and is classified as a City of Art and History. In order for you to be able to choose the best suited accommodation for your needs, we suggest that you quickly get in touch with the hosts on HomeCamper. If you want to spend your stay directly with the locals of the area who can share their knowledge of the region with you, don't hesitate to book your stay in advance!
What to visit in the city of Orléans?
Numerous sites and monuments are worth a visit: the Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, destroyed and rebuilt over the centuries; the Groslot Hotel and its magnificent Renaissance style; the Saint-Aignan Crypt, dating from 1029; the Minimes Convent, built at the beginning of the 17th century; the Cabu Hotel, which houses the Orléans Historical and Archaeological Museum in its magnificent Renaissance building. You can also walk along the pretty rue de la Bretonnerie with its beautiful mansions, the streets of Burgundy and the Emperor bordered by the superb half-timbered houses, and visit Joan of Arc's house, which is an identical copy of the original one after its destruction by fire.
Several parks and gardens will allow you to recharge your batteries in peace and quiet, such as Louis Pasteur Park, where you can find springs, sculptures and a puppet theater, or the Garden of the Old Stewardship, more intimate but just as pleasant. And don't forget that the nearby environment also allows for beautiful walks in nature: 300 walking routes are arranged in the department, with the nearby Sologne forest, and cycle routes are also possible, especially thanks to the "La Loire à Vélo" concept, which offers a cycle route whose reputation extends beyond borders, as well as the Euroveloroute, which is a privileged way to discover 18 castles of the Loire while pedalling... and going through Orléans!
When to go to Orléans?
Due to its geographical location, the city of Orléans enjoys a temperate climate with an oceanic influence. In addition to the four distinct seasons that make up the climate year, rainfall, spread over the whole year, should be expected from time to time, regardless of the season. In summer you can count on beautiful days that are both warm and sunny.
Whether you own a caravan, a motorhome, or a van, get ready for a roadtrip filled with unique camping and sightseeing experiences!