Sightseeing route in Orléans

Orléans

【City description】

It’s a town famous for Joan of Arc because she released this city during the Hundred Years War. So, we can find her statue, her museum, her festival and her stained glass in the cathedral. You should visit the cathedral in particular.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★☆☆

【Time required】

 4 h 30

【Budget】

 12 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★☆☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Orléans station

Gare d’Orléans

★Go to République St in front of the station. It takes 10 minutes.



②Martroi Square

Place du Martroi

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Royale St and turn left to go to Albanais St. It takes 5 minutes by walk.



③History and Archeology Museum

Musée Historique et Archéologique de l’Orléanais

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 6 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 1 pm / 2 pm – 6 pm (it’s open only in the afternoon in winter)

Close: Monday, national holidays

★Continue to walk on the street and turn left. Then, turn right at the first crossroad.



④Sainte-Croix Cathedral

Cathédral Ste-Croix

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 h 15 am – 6 pm (until 7 pm in summer / until 8 pm on Saturday)

Close: No

⑤Art Museum

Musée des Beaux Arts D’Orléans

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 6 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm (until 8 pm on Friday)

Close: Monday, Sunday morning, national holidays

⑥Groslot’s House

Hôtel Groslot

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 10 am – noon / 2 pm – 6 pm (10 am – 6 pm on weekend and in summer)

Close: national holidays

★Go to Bretonnerie St. When you arrive at République St, turn right and go back to the station with the same route. It takes 15 minutes by walk.



【Goal】

Orléans station

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