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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

Tourism labels
Latitude47.8666040 (N 47° 51’ 60”)
Longitude2.1222640 (E 2° 7’ 20”)
AltitudeFrom 97m to 108m
Surface area14.66 km²
Population4575 inhabitants
Density312 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureOrléans (19.6 km, 27 min)
Insee code45173
IntercommunalityCC des Loges
TerritoryLoire Valley, Orléanais
RegionCentre-Loire Valley

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)
Germigny-des-Prés12.5 km (16 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

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).


Saturday 21 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 16°C
Sunday 22 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 13°C
Monday 23 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 15°C

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)
Loire sightseeing trip in a traditional boat
Nature and the great outdoors18 € to 48 € Sigloy (7.9 km)
Grandes Bruyères Arboretum
Nature and the great outdoors5 € to 10 € Ingrannes (14 km)
Guided tour by electric bike in Orleans forest
Nature and the great outdoors30 € Sury-aux-Bois (19.6 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Orleans Forest Springs Trail
Mountain bike itineraryEasy2h00Les Bordes (22 km)
The Canal
HikeIntermediate2h15Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses (58 km)


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