- THE BRIARE CANAL BRIDGE
Built from 1890 to 1896 by Eiffel, it was the longest canal bridge in Europe until 2003. The building allows to connect the canal side to the loire with the channel of Briare. To enjoy the best of the surrounding nature, you can rent a boat for a ride to cross the bridge or to walk on the banks.
- CASTLE OF SULLY SUR LOIRE
The castle of Sully sur Loire is located in the department of Loiret on the banks of the Loire, it is the gateway to the valley of kings. This medieval fortress erected in the XIV century is surrounded by a moat and a sumptuous garden. The castle is composed of 14 rooms that trace the life of the Duke of Sully.
- SAINT ETIENNE’S CHURCH
The church Saint-Etienne of Briare, roma-byzantin style, built between 1890 and 1895, is remarkable for its decorations based on Briare enamels, for some rather secular inspiration (signs of Zodiac). The funding that allowed the construction of the building was made by the industrial Jean-Baptiste Bapterosses, the manufacturer of the enamel plant of Briare. This church was inscribed historical monument by decree of may 14, 1987
- TROUSSE-BARRIERE’S CASTLE
The castle built between 1885 and 1890 under the impetus of the family YVER-BAPTEROSSES, is now a place of temporary exhibitions.
- BRIARE’S CAPTAINCY
Located in the heart of the city center, the marina is a welcoming site for your fluvial stages, your tourist stays or as an original place of residence. Since january 1910, “The Voies Navigables de France” (VNF) has delegated the management of Briare’s port to Marinov. The port of Briare-le-Canal is on of the 87 ports labeled “Blue Flag” in France and the only one in the central region. Develop tourism and river activities, guarantee the preservation of environment and ensure a quality welcome, 3 commitments we make for you and with you, walkers, boaters, tourists and users of Briare’s port. Have a nice visit and have a good stay with us.
- THE BIKE LOIRE
Departure from Briare, a major tourist attraction, known for its famous canal bridge, to Sully sur Loire and its medieval castle with its singular appearance. You ride in nature with the wild Loire ans its slopes. Discover the village of Saint-Brisson sur Loire where enthrone the old feudal castle. It dominates the Val de Loire, then see, from the top of its promontory, the castle of Anne de Beaujeu in Gien. The opportuny to make a stop in the city of the faencerie. Then, comes the moment to make common road with the Loire before escaping again to better find it and follow it to Sullu-sur-Loire.