Châtillon-Coligny

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownChâtillon-Coligny
Insee code45085
Postcode45230
Latitude47.8240210
Longitude2.8452160
AltitudeFrom 115 to 179 meters
Surface25.53 km²
Population2068 inhabitants
Density81 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelSainte-Geneviève-des-Bois at 2.7 km (7 min)
Chief townOrléans (at 92 km, 81 min)Montbouy at 5 km (5 min)
DepartmentLoiretLa Chapelle-sur-Aveyron at 5.2 km (6 min)
RegionCentreSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Châtillon-Coligny is located in the department of Loiret, in the Centre region about 22 km south of Montargis.

The town is bisected by the Briare Canal connecting the Seine to the Rhone by the side channel of the Loire, but by two small rivers : the Loing and Milleron. The town has about 2,000 inhabitants.

Chatillon is a city steeped in the history of Protestantism, the home of Coligny, Montmorency and four physicists Becquerel.

In terms of gastronomy, honey and saffron are the two most iconic products Gâtinaise land, which is also illustrated by his cider or praslines.


SIGHTSEEING

Called Châtillon-Coligny since 1896 instead of Châtillon -sur -Loing, the city still retains its charm of medieval town.

It is a small town charged a unique history, which came in the scientific era with four generations of physicists and chemists : the saga of Becquerel (Antoine Caesar, Edmond, Henry and John).

We can not talk of course not to mention the famous Chatillon 2nd Gaspard de Coligny ( 1519-1572 ), leader of the Protestant party during the wars of religion.

So, come stroll the heart of the old town and admire the walls and towers of the 14th century, " Hell," " Paradise," the salt cellar which are buildings of the 16th century, many half-timbered houses, medieval streets.

Do not miss of course, museum, museum of France classified located at the former Hotel Dieu. It has a Romanesque porch of the 12th century. You 'll find archaeological pieces ( Celtic burials from the 5th century BC. AD hoard... ), but also the writings of the second Gaspard de Coligny, the work and discoveries of Becquerel (Nobel Prize).

Finally, the Coligny Historical Park, where the orangery overlooking the gardens bordered by Milleron. The site is classified and now private. Tours are fixed, information dates from the Tourist Office.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Châtillon-Coligny
Leisure centresMuseum of L'Ancien Hôtel-Dieu
MonumentsChurch Saint-Pierre

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Many cultural activities, recreation is possible to enrich your stay around Châtillon :

Horseback riding : horseback riding and horse farm in Château- Renard, equestrian center in La Chapelle- sur- Aveyron, pony club Rogny.

Reservoir : Lake Bourdon in Saint -Fargeau, amusement park lake Châlette -sur -Loing, water sports in Cepoy.

Many sports and cultural associations in the localities surrounding Châtillon-Coligny ( information from the Tourist Office).

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Guided tour of the seven locksCulture and education35 €Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses (9.3 km)

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PHOTOS

Aerial ViewAerial View
 
ChurchChurch
Gate MuseumGate Museum
 
City WallCity Wall
Antoine -César Becquerel StatueAntoine -César Becquerel Statue
 
Buste de ColignyBuste de Coligny
HellHell
 
The salt cellarThe salt cellar

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WEATHER

Friday 31 October
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Saturday 1 November
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Sunday 2 November
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge des Templiers  
8.6
Boismorand
Table Templar offers a tasty menu beasts of land and Sologne white water fish. A rich cellar with the best wines of the Loire without forgetting the great French wines. From the sunny...
Located 8.5 km from Châtillon-Coligny81 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRelais du Miel   SPECIAL OFFER
Mormant-sur-Vernisson
A CLASSIC N7 - The Relais du Miel, jewel in Gâtinais offers the expertise of a catering chef in one of the larger cottages in Europe, warm family. 5 MINUTES FROM MONTARGIS - The Relais...
Located 12.9 km from Châtillon-Coligny21 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Sauvage  
6.4
Château-Renard
RURAL GETAWAY - Looking for a traditional meal in a rural setting? Direction Le Sauvage restaurant in the village of Château-Renard. A few kilometers from Montargis, this friendly inn...
Located 13.5 km from Châtillon-Coligny25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLes deux saints jean    
9.7
Melleroy
Katia and Alain Dufourcq are pleased to welcome you into their home with artist. Workshop. 2 rooms refinely decorated are proposed. Each room has its own bathroom with shower and toilet....
Located 10.1 km from Châtillon-ColignyFrom 60 € to 65 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsChambres d'Hôtes de la Crasne  
Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses
Puisaye, green, flowery valley of the Loing, rural house, large living room, fireplace, five comfortable rooms, a family room with children and accessible to people with reduced mo...
Located 11 km from Châtillon-Coligny62 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsClos Saint Nicolas  
Château-Renard
Rebuilt in the eighteenth century on the foundations of a medieval priory. This charming you back in time. Its spacious and bright rooms with views of the park and its living room and...
Located 13.7 km from Châtillon-ColignyFrom 95 € to 110 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsBienvenu dans notre Gîte Le Cormier  
9.2
Champcevrais
Spend a pleasant stay in our cottage for Cormier The 4 / 5 pers. Profiter of calm, the the midst of nature rediscover the songs of birds, deer surprise and watch the night sky étoilé....
Located 13.2 km from Châtillon-ColignyFrom 230 € to 275 € per week 
House for 5 personsGites au domaine de la thiau
Briare
At the crossroads of the castles of the Loire, the Wine Road Central Loire (Sancerre) and Sologne, 140 km south of Paris, between Gien and pottery (4 km) and Briare Canal Bridge (4...
Located 21 km from Châtillon-ColignyFrom 155 € to 280 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
40 places over 0,8 haCamping des Lancières   
9
Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses
Trimmed by the river, it is ideal for the amateurs of relaxation and of fishing. It has access to 40 places, 2 mobile homes, games for children, a ball land, the boat housing to pedal,...
Located 9.5 km from Châtillon-Coligny6 € per day 

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HOTELS

Auberge des Templiers - Hotel in Châtillon-ColignyAuberge des Templiers     
8.1
Boismorand
Located 15 km from Gien, Auberge des Templiers sits in a 6-hectare park and offers an outdoor swimming pool, valet parking and a tennis court with 2 badminton courts. Bikes and Wi-Fi...
Located 8.3 km from Châtillon-ColignyRoom from 155 €
Auberge des 7 Ecluses - Hotel in Châtillon-ColignyAuberge des 7 Ecluses    
6.6
Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses
Set by Canal de Briare, just 150 metres from the 7 water locks known as 7 Ecluses, Auberge des 7 Ecluses welcomes you in a small inn offering free Wi-Fi access and free on-site parking....
Located 9.3 km from Châtillon-ColignyRoom from 43 €
Logis Hotel Le Nuage - Hotel in Châtillon-ColignyLogis Hotel Le Nuage     
7.9
La Bussière
At the gates of Sologne and the Loire’s castles, the Hotel Le Nuage has the quiet charm of the countryside at 150 km from Paris and 75 km from Orléans. The rooms are individually decorated...
Located 11.5 km from Châtillon-ColignyRoom from 52 €

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Best Western Les Terrasses de Montargis
Best Western Les Terrasses de Montargis is located in Pannes, just 6 km from Montargis city centre. It offers an outdoor counter-current pool, a terrace...
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