One fine summer in Orleans
ONE FINE SUMMER IN ORLeANS
A PACKED PROGRAMME
Entertainment, sport, art, theatre, music, history... the Loire offers so much to see, do and experience!
Sip a cold drink at one of the city’s riverside bars, go for a run along the banks, explore the cool and unusual side of the city...
A whole host of things to see and do awaits you this summer in Orleans!
If you don’t know what a guinguette is, you soon will in Orleans this summer! The Loire makes the perfect spot to while away lazy summer days.
La Sardine has hit on the magic formula that draws in the crowds every summer to share carefree moments on the banks of the Loire. Loyal patrons, great ambience and fantastic food and drink highlighting local suppliers, what more could you ask for? Quai du Châtelet
Le Boui-Boui is a relaxed hangout popular with locals where you can also enjoy beautiful views of the Loire. A top music selection, reasonable prices, a food menu and excellent service, there’s more than one reason to visit Le Boui-Boui! Quai du Fort Alleaume
La Paillote offers one of the most stunning vistas of Orleans and the islands in the Loire. An open-air cultural centre, La Paillote houses an eatery, games and comfy seating area plus puts on a fantastic programme of music and other events. Quai du Prague
FÊTE DES DUITS
The 2020 edition is now organized to welcome you in the best conditions from 13 to 17 August 2020.
The Fête des Duits is a multi-disciplinary art festival which brings people together to show the most original and refreshing contemporary and experimental artworks on the scene.
ORLeANS SET TO MUSIC
In June, Jazz à l'Évêché will once again flood the city with the sound of jazz for four days of live music performed by local and international artists at Jardin de l'Évêché. Edition 2020 canceled.
A major event in the Orleans calendar, Le Grand Unisson or ‘Grand U’ as it’s been dubbed is scheduled on 14 and 15 June in Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle. Every year, Grand U welcomes revellers for the two-day contemporary music festival. Edition 2020 canceled.
Bringing together 35 groups of all genres performing across five stages in central Orleans, Hop Pop Hop is an emerging music festival. The multi-venue event promises an epic musical journey around the city centre. See you in September 2020!
GUIDED CITY TOURS
Discover or rediscover Orleans this summer! Sign up for one of the guided tours organised by Orleans Tourist Information Office during your stay in the city this season!
Go down into the crypts and explore the treasures that lie beneath the streets of Orleans, go up the towers of Sainte-Croix Cathedral to get a bird’s eye view of the city or watch the city drift by on a river cruise on the Loire. A diverse, fascinating programme of guided tours is available throughout the summer season!
Check out all our guided tours for summer!
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