Etang de Sologne, reflet sur l'eau aux couleurs d'automne © Jean PUYO

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Got questions? We'll help you answer all your questions and give you some practical information to help you prepare for your stay at Portes de Sologne!

The Château is open during school vacations and weekends from March to October. For details of opening times, please visit :

Yes, leashed dogs are allowed on the entire estate.

Yes, you can ride your own bike around this natural conservatory. Take advantage of the 300 hectares of parkland and admire the flora and fauna all around you.

The Tuilerie, Sologne’s last remaining traditional brickworks, is open to groups (minimum 5 people) by prior arrangement. Please contact them on

The interior of the Château is not accessible to wheelchair users, but the exterior can be visited free of charge. For those not requiring wheelchairs, benches are available in the grounds.

The Château de Bon Hôtel in Ligny-le-Ribault, nicknamed the Petit Chambord for its architecture, cannot be visited. However, you can admire its facade while hiking near this magnificent building.

This little oratory, hidden away in the woods, was once a place of pilgrimage, still frequented today. You can discover it on a walk along the Route des Trays, in La Ferté Saint-Aubin.

The Tourist Office is closed to the public between October and March, but the team can still be contacted by phone, email and social networks (Monday to Friday: 9:30am – 12:30pm / 2:00pm – 5:30pm).

  • Wednesday mornings in Jouy-le-Potier (Place Ernest de Basonnière)
  • Thursday mornings in La Ferté Saint-Aubin (Place de la Halle)

Our territory is made up of 7 communes: Ardon, Jouy-le-Potier, La Ferté Saint-Aubin, Ligny-le-Ribault, Marcilly-en-Villette, Ménestreau-en-Villette and Sennely.

With over 240 kilometers of hiking trails, including 17 signposted loops that can be explored on foot, by bike or on horseback, the Portes de Sologne offers a unique nature experience. Discover the 17 loops on or via the Cirkwi app.

One loop is now accessible to people with reduced mobility. Les Portes de Sologne is actively working to develop hiking for all. Find the loop on :

At present, it is not possible to rent bicycles in the Portes de Sologne communes. In the meantime, we encourage you to come equipped to enjoy our many hiking trails!