Sitting on the banks of the Loire River, Orléans is a city where history and modernity meet. Stroll around the centre and discover numerous historic landmarks, including the iconic Joan of Arc statue, symbolising Orléans' resilience and courage. And the city's bridges, which cross the Loire, provide perfect spots to take everything in.

Among the sights of the old town are Orléans' regal cathedral, while the vibrant Place du Martroi, with its bustling cafes and shops, becomes a stage for the city's lively energy.

As day turns to night, Orléans' streets come alive with the glow of streetlights and the hum of a vibrant cultural scene, while bistros offer a taste of the region's gastronomic delights. Visit Orléans and enjoy an immersive experience of a city that takes pride in its place in French history, while also looking to the future.

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In the heart of the Loire Valley, Saint-Armand-Montrond sits where the rivers Cher and Marmonde meet.

A settlement since pre-historic times, the small town today is the capital of the Boischaut region, which is known for its agricultural production. A number of historic sights can be found in Saint-Armand-Montrond, including an 11th-Century church and the Chateau de Montrond, which dates back to the 13th-Century.

15th-Century houses can be seen throughout Saint-Armand-Montrond, while the town is particularly known today for its jewellers and goldsmiths.

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