Information about Centre

Map of Centre in France

Location of Centre

Map of the major towns and cites in Centre

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Regional capital : Orléans

Departments / Counties of Centre

Number Department Capital
45 Loiret Orléans
41 Loir et Cher Blois
37 Indre et Loire Tours
36 Indre Châteauroux
28 Eure et Loir Chartres
18 Cher Bourges

Vast region, with major rivers such as the Loire passing through, giving varied soils. Agriculture, forest, wine are important industries. The Canal du Centre passes through from the north to the south providing a major inland water.

Cruises, tours, trips, visits

Luxury hotel barge in the Loire region :

The hotel barge offers a unique luxury barge cruise on the Canal du Centre, with a wonderful route from the town of Montargis and crossing over the river Loire at Briaire to the magicial wine town of Sancerre.

The barge offers the best in comfort and gourmet cuisine, bespoke wines and a very experienced crew.

Maps

Interactive map : Showing the departments and Centre region of France

Tourisme, travel, information

Useful Information about Central France :

Excellent site about one of the most interesting regions of France.

Information on subjects such as towns and villages, famous people and places, festivals and events, Chateaux and Vineyards, Holiday Accommodation, useful links to related sites. The site is being added to regularly and also welcomes contributions, reviews and articles from site visitors.

Universities, colleges, schools