At the edge of the Loire Valley, Bonny reveals all its attractions. Located on the banks of the Loire, 160 km from Paris and 80 km from Orleans, the city is accessible from the Highway 77 and Highway 7, which allowed an emblematic way down to the Cote d'Azur from Paris .
In ancient times, Bonny was an important city. The city belonged to the 8th century in the diocese of Auxerre, but was seized by the royal estate after the death of Bishop Hainmar 769. At the beginning of the 15th century, Bonny was a stronghold where the English had dug. Joan of Arc, before driving the 7th King Charles to Reims for the coronation, was besieging the city by one of his captains, Admiral Culan, who quickly seized the city. The wars of religion did Bonny undergo severe trials for Catholics and the Protestants disputed.
The major monument to see in Bonny is the church of Saint-Aignan. A true blend of art, the building includes the Romanesque Art, Gothic Art and the Art of the Renaissance.
The city is surrounded by ramparts dating from the Middle Ages, when the defensive system was crucial.
We must find the Sisters Bridge, which was built during the Renaissance, the windows of Henri 2nd Street July 14, the houses of winemakers, the turret Joan of Arc, vineyards and orchards, crosses, rail Hiking ...
Come stroll through the streets of Bonny through circuit walk "intramural" you will discover the city, people and heritage. This tour is available at the Tourist Office.
Exhibitions: The Country House is organizing throughout the year, exhibits on many topics.
Wine festival and flea market business. Bonny was a city of wine. In memory of the past, the city hosts each year for over 56 years, the Wine Festival and the flea market business, which take place the last Sunday of July.
Val Jazz Festival: the city is the headquarters of the Valley Jazz Festival. During this period, Jazz concerts are given to St. Brisson, Gien, Bonny-sur-Loire, Belleville-sur-Loire and Sancerre, creating an atmosphere festive and Jazzie. For more information, contact +33 2 38 31 57 71.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Chateau and farm of Saint-Fargeau.
Museum of Enamel Briare.
Town of Sancerre.
Village of Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye, nicknamed "the potters' village."