Marcilly-en-Villette is a town offering wooded landscapes, agricultural land, moors, and ponds. Its architectural heritage along with this diversity offer the visitor an authentic and preserved environment.
Its recent label “Loir’étape” is an additional asset, proof of this village’s attractiveness!
As in La Ferté-Saint-Aubin, Marcilly-en-Villette has a very strong link with the Second World War and more particularly with the Maquis of Sologne. Indeed, the city celebrates on June 8, just like La Ferté-Saint-Aubin, the young Sologne people and Parisians who fell at that time, at the Cerfbois estate.
Visit and discover this authentic village at the Portes de Sologne!
This town is about fifteen kilometers from Orléans and has nevertheless managed to retain its rural feeling, as evidenced by the agricultural activity still on a quarter of its territory.
The old town is centered around its church Saint-Etienne-Saint-Blaise and offer many local shops: the Ventre Jaune, Meleddie, the Primeur de Sologne, the Auberge de la Croix Blanche, etc. Its former Tuilerie de Pont Long, whose oven and drying halls are listed as historical monuments, as well as its overall environment, is one of the many assets of Marcilly-en-Villette!
Marcilly-en-Villette is part of a vegetal setting emphasizing its “traditional village where life is good” feeling. The Promenade du Bourillon turns into an exhibition space for local artists, or a playground for children at certain times of year.
Last but not least, hiking loops will allow you to discover the town's atypical natural aspects. Cross different forests depending on whether you are north or south of the village, the plains, the fields…