Unusual Sologne

Try the Sologne experience

If you want to charge your batteries, enjoy some wonderful and surprising experiences and really get away from it all, then Sologne will take you by surprise.
Come and soak up the natural environment, and immerse yourself in a different world, where nature is rich in encounters. Dive into the adventure and give in to the temptation with some of our original recommendations!

Sleep in a tipi on the shores of a lake

At the Alméria Park in Sologne, the biggest family equestrian park in France, a saloon, tipis and trappers’ lodges complete the horse-riding and leisure activities offered by Frédéric SANABRA, and all in a Latin American atmosphere.

Voyage to the world of chocolate

From the history of chocolate to a chocolate tasting, Max Vauché, a master chocolate maker, shares all the adventures and secrets of the black diamond.

Build a moss cabin in the middle of the woods

Sologne Nature Environnement offers you an original adventure in perfect safety. On the Chêne Domain in Pruniers in Sologne, near the campsite, build your own shelter for one or more nights.

Cycling through the land of 3000 lakes

Linked to the Loire à vélo cycling network, the signposted and safe trails of the Sologne à vélo network are a real paradise for anyone who loves making discoveries and taking their time.

An evening in a cask in the middle of the vineyards

A unique and original experience at the heart of the Montcy Domain. In the shelter of a comfortable cask, enjoy all the remarkable aromas of the wines of Cheverny.

Voyage to the centre of the universe

Sitting comfortably in your armchair, set off to explore the extraordinary world of the stars. When you visit the radio-astronomy station, you will discover an original metallic landscape at the heart of the Sologne forest.

Off the beaten track without getting lost

With its large open spaces of woodland, heath, meadows, lakes and rivers, Sologne is a great place to recharge your batteries.
Its network of signposted hiking trails will help you find the unexpected.

Picking and cooking the wild plants of Sologne

Sologne is famous for its mushrooms, and is also rich in edible plants and flowers to enhance your salads and other dishes. Whether for bitter, acidic, sweet or peppery flavours, you will learn how to recognise and use them.

Open the doors to Captain Haddock’s château

At the heart of the Loire Valley, in the Château de Cheverny, a permanent and interactive exhibition dedicated to Tintin reveals the secrets of Marlinspike Hall in over 700m². Maybe you will run into a bathtub admiral, a bashi-bazouk or a blue blistering barnacle?

Savour Francis I’s favourite wine

In 1519, Francis I had a Burgundy grape variety planted in Sologne, which was given the name Romorantin, the town where he lived as a child. To enjoy this rare wine while waiting for the 2019 vintage from the Chambord estate, we recommend: