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Sologne : a green setting on the outskirts of Paris

Sologne is a region full of charm and mystery. With its forests, lakes and castles, this region has managed to preserve its natural and cultural heritage, making it a popular destination for lovers of history, nature and hiking.

An unspoilt oasis of vegetation

Far from urban pollution, almost 5,000 km2 of vast plains await you in the Centre Val de Loire.

Located in the heart of France, 200 km from Paris, Sologne is renowned for its many lakes. This wild, wet area boasts no fewer than 3,000 lakes ! The Etangs de Beaumont, des Lévrys and du Puits, to name but a few, are a delight for anglers and nature lovers alike.

The Sologne region has managed to preserve its exceptional natural environment by implementing conservation and sustainable development policies.

In the morning mists, you can observe insects, endemic plants and migratory birds.

Don’t hesitate to make a diversion to the reed beds, a typical wetland ecosystem. And if aquatic life fascinates you, why not visit the Maison des Étangs de Saint-Viâtre ?

Must-do activities in Sologne

It’s impossible not to mention the vast forests of Sologne. Smell the undergrowth ! You might even be lucky enough to hear a stag bellowing in autumn.

The gently rolling countryside is ideal for walking, horse-riding and cycling.

In fact, don’t miss the Loire à vélo, which winds its way along the Loire from Nevers to Saint-Nazaire.

There are also a number of well-maintained and signposted walking routes to discover the region’s most famous ponds. Sologne Val de Loire has produced a magnificent downloadable booklet of the most beautiful walks.

Looking for an original and fun way to discover the region with your family ? Try and espace game ! The Conservatoire d’Espaces Naturels Centre – Val de Loire has created around thirty routes through unspoilt sites. Set off on an adventure and uncover their treasures, for the enjoyment of you and old alike.

Would you prefer to recharge your batteries in peace and quiest ? A trip along the water, by boat, on the ponds or canals, is just the thing.

Discovering the region’s historical and cultural heritage

The region’s châteaux are the pride and joy of the Sologne region. From Chambord to Cheverny, they are a delight for lovers of the secrets of French history and architecture.

In Romorantin-Lanthenay, the capital of Sologne, you can also be surprised by the originality of the Matra automobile museum.

When visiting the region, don’t miss the Zoo Parc Beauval, one of the most beautiful zoos in the world. You’ll be amazed by its animals from every continent. With its large aviary, Australian greenhouse, Asian plain and equatorial dome, you’ll be travelling the world in just a few hours !

After all these adventures, you’ll no doubt need to recharge your batteries. Fortunately, Sologne’s gastronomy has a few surprises in store for you. Many specialities based on game of fish, followed by goat’s cheese, will fill you up. And for dessert, the famous Tatin sister’s tart and the mystery surrounding its invention will delight your taste buds.

Sologne is a must for anyone looking to espace the hustle and bustle of the city and recharge their batteries in the heart of nature. In a fully equipped van, you’ll be able to explore the region in complete freedom.


Contact us 07 61 25 46 74 Contact us Blois, Valencisse
Loir-et-Cher (41)
Centre Val de Loire
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