Canals & intimate rivers
13,42 Km
50 min
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Germiny-des-Prés
Jargeau

13,42 km cycling route from Germiny-des-Prés to Jargeau

This Loire à Vélo stage sticks close to a great Loire meander leading to Châteauneuf-sur-Loire, a town with a museum dedicated to Loire mariners and trade. Lovely grounds planted with rare trees provide a peaceful place to stop. Continue to south-bank Jargeau via a raised levée affording lovely views across the Loire. The route is easy, on quiet roads and greenways.

Elevation of the stage

34 m 22 m

Waytypes of the stage

Cycle path: 0,10 km By road: 13,32 km

Surface of the stage

Lisse: 13,42 km

Route

Be particularly careful crossing the Loire bridge at Châteauneuf-sur-Loire. The route is along quiet roads and the raised levée to Jargeau.

Railway Station - SNCF

Note that there are no train services between Sully and Orléans.

Don’t miss

Châteauneuf-sur-Loire: a charming, lively little town, once an important Loire mariners’ centre; late-19th-century covered market; remarkable grounds beside the remnants of the château, home to the Musée de la Marine de Loire; hiking paths beside the Loire.
Jargeau: a medieval village with St Etienne Church and lovely covered market; the Musée Oscar Roty (on a local artist);  known for its chitterling sausages.

Markets

  • Châteauneuf-sur-Loire : Friday
  • Jargeau : Wednesday afternoon

Tourist Information Centre

  • Châteauneuf-sur-Loire : +33 (0)2 38 58 44 79
  • Jargeau : +33 (0)2 38 59 83 42

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