News of l'Echappee Belle and its area

Covid 19 specific measures

At L'Echappée Belle Bed and Breakfast, we take care of our guests! Cleanliness has always been one of the strengths of the house, the score of 9.96 out of more than 140 reviews shows it.
Consequently, several measures are taken during this period when the rooms are open for reservation.

Special attention is paid to the ventilation and disinfection of the rooms.
The paper documents usually found in the rooms (welcome booklet, drinks menu, tourist guide) have been scanned and are sent by e-mail.
Household linen is washed at 60°C.
At each door of the house, guests will find hydroalcoholic hand gel.
The contact surfaces of the common areas are also disinfected several times a day.
The breakfast or dinner service is maintained but is adapted to the instructions.

Finally, to guarantee the best possible welcome in the Covid 19 context, L'Echappée Belle subscribes to the "Safe Stay" Health Charter elaborated by a group of owners according to the recommendations of the competent authorities.

Health charter Safe stay.pdf
Document Adobe Acrobat 606.9 KB
Prévention Coronavirus en chambres d'hôtes

COVID 19: sites open to visitors

Sites du Loiret ouverts à la visite





All the touristic sites are now open.

Light and Sound at Orleans Cathedral till September 17

You are staying at L'Echappée Belle and taking a trip to Orléans?

This summer, until 17 September from Tuesday to Saturday, enjoy two sound and light shows at Orléans Cathedral.

The first one at 10.30 pm evokes the epic of Joan of Arc in this centenary year of her canonization.

The second one at 11:00 pm evokes the Loire River that runs through Orléans.

L'Abbaye et la Basilique de Fleury à Saint Benoît sur Loire

Discover the history of the Abbey of Fleury

L'Abbaye et la Basilique de Fleury à Saint Benoît sur Loire

Many guests of the B&B L'Echappée Belle visit and appreciate the Abbey of Saint Benoît sur Loire and its Basilica of Fleury. It is now possible to extend this excursion by the "Belvedere".

Located nearby, this new place offers an interactive tour on the history and architecture of this site.

New! Bike bridge at Sully sur Loire

The former railway viaduct overlooking the Loire at Sully sur Loire has just been transformed into a cycle path and allows cyclists to cross the river.

Borrowing the bikes of l'Echappée Belle, you can take advantage of it to visit the castle of Sully.

Escape Game au Château de Sully sur Loire

Radio France Choir in St Benoit sur Loire the 13th of september

le choeur de Radio France à l'Abbaye de Saint Benoit sur Loire

At 4:00 pm on September 13th at the Abbey of Fleury, in the Basilica of Saint Benoit sur Loire, the 60 singers of the Radio France choir will give an exceptional concert retracing 1000 years of classical music history from the year 1000 to the present day.

This will take place in a basilica with remarkable acoustics where Gregorian songs of the monks who still occupy the place regularly resound.

Deer's Stag in Orleans Forest 15 sept. - 15 oct.

From mid-September to mid-October, the Bed and Breakfast L'Echappée Belle makes it easy to take advantage of the deer's stag, being located in the heart of the forest of Orleans.

Outings are organized by specialists in order to be able to observe/listen to this phenomenon at nightfall.

brame du cerf en forêt d'Orléans

23-27 september, the Joan of Arc Festivities in Orléans

les rencontres médiévales de Lorris

The Joan of Arc festivities have been postponed to September this year. The city will be in the colours of Joan, whose 100th anniversary of her canonization is being celebrated.

You will be able to take advantage of the medieval market on this occasion.

At the beginning of October, learn about the saffron harvest

At the beginning of October, it is the Saffron harvest period.
It has been cultivated in the Gâtinais since it was brought back from the Middle East during the Crusades. It was so famous that international prices were fixed according to its price at Pithiviers.
You can visit its museum in Boynes or take part in the harvesting of this "golden" spice.
The Tourist Office of Grand Pithiverais organizes an initiation on October 11th. Don't forget to book!

Le safran du Gâtinais

In November, come and see the Vinegar Route and its traditional boats.

La Route du vinaigre Orléans-Paris en bateau

A beautiful project. In November 2020, traditional boats will revive the old-fashioned freight transport between Orleans and Paris.

Staying at L'Echappee Belle will allow you to attend this superb parade on the Loire which is only 15 minutes away from the Guesthouse

December in L'Echappée Belle

In December, L'Echappée Belle will be in the Christmas spirit with its decorations, the chocolates available to guests and especially its village of santons. Coming from Provence, I keep the tradition!
It will be for you the occasion to go to the Christmas markets, including the one in Orléans with its big wheel which allows you to fly over the city and admire the Cathedral. But also to take advantage of the "Christmas in the castle" activities.

Village de santons à L'Echappée Belle

Go to L'Echappee Belle's Facebook page for more news.