Welcome to Châtillon-sur-Loire
Châtillon-sur-Loire, charming well-preserved rural town near the Loire, 2 hours away from Paris, has all the assets for seducing: ancient areas rich with hidden alleys and old stone stairs; Mantelot, a surprising lock on the Loire; a rich natural heritage and a dynamic cultural life all year round.
The town is also an attractive stopping place along the “Loire à Vélo” cycling route, as well as the starting point of several hiking, riding or cycling paths following the sunken tracks and the towpaths along the Loire and the canals.
Town of history and culture, it attracted numerous artists, seduced by the quality of light on the Loire’s banks. Painted walls, exhibitions, artistic courses testify about their creativity.
Culture in Châtillon-sur-Loire is also several different theme exhibitions, popular fairs, secondhand markets, shows, readings and concerts. The “Arts in the street” festival in July attracts thousands of persons.