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Jargeau

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loiret

Jargeau is located 20 km upstream of Orleans, on the left bank of the Loire. Carnival Jargeau existed since time immemorial and its reputation has exceeded the limits of the Hexagon. The cuisine is an important gergolienne with Andouille Jargeau being honored by the Brotherhood of the Knights of Taste Andouille. Artisans invite you to discover the many specialties: smoked salmon, pastries and confectionery. Jargeau is also a city steeped in history by the exploits of Joan of Arc 12 June 1429.

Geographical information

MunicipalityJargeau
Postcode45150
Tourism labels
Latitude47.8666040 (N 47° 51’ 60”)
Longitude2.1222640 (E 2° 7’ 20”)
AltitudeFrom 97m to 108m
Surface area14.66 km²
Population4579 inhabitants
Density312 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureOrléans (19.6 km, 27 min)
Insee code45173
IntercommunalityCC des Loges
DepartmentLoiret
RegionCentre

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Denis-de-l'Hôtel1.2 km (5 min)
Darvoy2.1 km (7 min)
Férolles4.5 km (8 min)
Mardié6.6 km (10 min)
Donnery7 km (10 min)
Fay-aux-Loges7.1 km (9 min)
Ouvrouer-les-Champs7.5 km (13 min)
Sandillon7.8 km (10 min)
Châteauneuf-sur-Loire8.1 km (10 min)
Vienne-en-Val8.6 km (12 min)
Bou8.9 km (12 min)
Chécy9.1 km (13 min)
Tigy10.9 km (11 min)
Sigloy11.1 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

The church of Saint-Etienne maintains a wrought iron chair and pushed sheet dating from 1752.

The House of Loiret Loire invites you to experience the river through animations, exhibitions and conferences.

The museum is dedicated to Oscar Roty famous writer of "The Sower".

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments

Events and festivities

Carnival Jargeau the two Sundays before Mardi Gras.

Frequently the andouille the second Sunday in June

Jargeau-range three weeks in July and August.

Flea market and garage sale the first Sunday of August (the eve fireworks).

Weather

Tuesday 3 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 10°C
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Wednesday 4 march
Min. 1°C - Max. 8°C
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Thursday 5 march
Min. 1°C - Max. 8°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Circuit "Loire by bike" on the left bank of the Loire from Orleans to Châteauneuf.

Walking "tour of the two bridges" Jargeau of Chateauneuf-sur-Loire.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Maiden flight in a helicopter or microlight
Sports sensations56 € Saint-Denis-de-l'Hôtel (4.5 km)
Boat trip on Orleans canal
Nature and the great outdoors10 € Mardié (6 km)
Golf Marcilly
Sports sensations20 € Marcilly-en-Villette (13.6 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Canal
HikeIntermediate2h15Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses (58 km)

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