Gien

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Gien
TownGien
Insee code45155
Postcode45500
Latitude47.6980590
Longitude2.6247580
AltitudeFrom 117 to 190 meters
Surface67.86 km²
Population15239 inhabitants
Density224 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelPoilly-lez-Gien at 3 km
Chief townOrléans (at 69 km, 68 min)Nevoy at 3.8 km
DepartmentLoiretSaint-Martin-sur-Ocre at 5.1 km
RegionCentreSearch another town

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SIGHTSEEING

Castle Gien and International Museum of Hunting.

The house of Alix: Located at the corner of the rue de l'Hotel de Ville and Place Jean Jaurès, home of Alix is ​​one of the few houses in the town have been spared by the bombing of the Second World War . In the 15th century, this ancient building belonged to the bourgeois family of Alix, from where it takes its name. The ground floor also comprises arcades that once contained several stalls.

The famous pottery of Gien with its very interesting factory shop.

The bridge Anne de Beaujeu.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Gien
Leisure centresMuseum International de la Chasse
MonumentsCastle of Gien
Natural sitesPond Machau,   Wood Behague

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Songs Festival in my town in July.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The castle of Bussiere.

The Briare canal bridge.

The castle of Sully-sur-Loire.

The Circus Museum and Illusion in Dampierre-en-Burly.

The Museum of Witchcraft Blancafort.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Guided tour of the seven locksCulture and education35 €Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses (19.8 km)
Karting in the LoiretSports sensationsFrom 16 € to 65 €Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire (27 km)

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PHOTOS

The castle seen from the bridge (© JE)The castle seen from the bridge (© JE)
 
The big bridge on the Loire (© JE)The big bridge on the Loire (© JE)
Quai de la Loire (© JE)Quai de la Loire (© JE)
  

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Its Hunting and Earthenware museums
The town of Gien has owed its fame to this art since the 19th century
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WEATHER

Thursday 2 October
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Min. 9°C - Max. 22°C
Friday 3 October
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Saturday 4 October
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Canardière  
9.2
Coullons
It is in the center of the village of Coullons in the center of France that La Canardière opens its doors. Discover enflowered establishment: on one side the rustic charm of a cozy...
Located 13.1 km from Gien33 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge des Templiers  
8.9
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 13.9 km from Gien81 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Manor house with 4 bedroomsDomaine de La Thiau  
Briare
At the crossroads of the castles of the Loire, the Wine Road Central Loire (Sancerre), Burgundy (Pouilly, Saint-Fargeau) and Sologne, 150 km south of Paris (only 1 hour from Fontainebleau)...
Located 6.4 km from GienFrom 64 € to 74 € the double room 
Farm with 2 bedroomsCoquelicot    
9.7
Saint-Firmin-sur-Loire
Guest room private Duplex consists of 2 parts. Ground floor is a lounge with a sofa bed (160) can accommodate two people, tv (dtt) on the first floor is the bedroom (bed 140) and a...
Located 10.1 km from Gien60 € the double room 
Villa with 5 bedroomsDomaine de la Chanteraie    
9.5
Les Bordes
House of 360 sqm Sologne architecture situated in a park of one hectare garden with outdoor swimming pool. The beautiful property is located on the edge of the Forest of Orleans. 5...
Located 20 km from GienFrom 69 € to 84 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
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 6.4 km from GienFrom 155 € to 280 € per week 
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 26 km from GienFrom 230 € to 275 € per week 
House for 5 personsLa maison du pêcheur de loire...   NEW
Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire
Mariner's lodge on the edge of the wild Loire. 5 pers. Comfort. Calm. Views. Unesco site. 5 minutes walk from the Basilica of St. Benedict (xi C.) and village (all amenities). 150 km...
Located 27 km from GienFrom 285 € to 450 € 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 20 km from Gien6 € per day 
56 places over 4 haCamping Val de vie ***    
9.1
Châtenoy
Camping and warm family of 56 locations on 4 hectares where nature lovers will find relaxation and varied activities. The plots and tree closes 200 to 250 m² will allow you to install...
Located 30 km from GienFrom 15 € to 17 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Sanotel - Hotel in GienHôtel Sanotel     
7.7
Gien
This hotel is set on the banks of the Loire River, in the centre of Gien, and features a garden with a terrace. It offers a bar and elevator and some of the rooms have air conditioning...
Located in GienRoom from 50 €
Villa Hotel - Hotel in GienVilla Hotel     
8.1
Gien
Villa Hotel is located in Poilly-Lez-Gien, just 5 km from the centre of Gien and offers free wired internet access. Guests can visit the rabbits in the on-site petting zoo or take a...
Located in GienRoom from 44 €
Hotel La Poularde - Hotel in GienHotel La Poularde    
8
Gien
Hotel La Poularde is situated in Gien in the Centre region, on the banks of the Loire River. The hotel proposes an on-site restaurant and free Wi-Fi internet access in public areas....
Located in GienRoom from 55 €

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Suite-Home
The 4-star residence Suite-Home is located in Saran, north of Orléans, only 5 minutes from the city centre in a lively area of the city. A hot tub and...
Loiret
L'écu de Bretagne
L'écu de Bretagne is situated in the quiet medieval village of Beaugency. It features an outdoor, heated swimming pool, and...
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