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Geographical Situation

The town is situated on the River Loire, 8 kilometres east and upstream of Gien, 74 km east of Orléans, 80km from both Bourges and Auxerre. It is linked to Paris, 151km away, by the A77 Motorway and the National Road 7. Briare may be reached from Tours or Orléans via the D952, the D940 from Bourges or the D965 from Auxerre. Briare railway station is on the Paris-Nevers line. The waterway to Briare is well known thanks to the famous Briare aqueduct (continued by the Canal de Briare and the Canal de Loing to the north, by the Canal Lateral de la Loire to the south). It forms the urban hub of Briare. The town also has an airfield.

Briare-le-canal, Loiret (45)

Construite autour d’un charmant port de plaisance, la ville offre de nombreuses promenades en bord de Loire et le long des canaux.

Empruntez le célèbre pont-canal et ne manquez pas de découvrir les autres témoignages architecturaux de son riche passé de port de commerce et ses émaux.

Office de Tourisme
1 place Charles de Gaulle
45250 - BRIARE

Tél. : 02 38 31 24 51