Meung-sur-Loire is located on the newly developed section of the Loire à Vélo. This small town of 6,000 inhabitants has a lot of charm, between its castle, its collegiate church, its long mall shaded by linden trees, its medieval streets and its timber-framed houses. One also appreciates the numerous small streams (the Mauves) which are ideal for the creation of gardens. If you come to Meung between April and September, don't forget to visit the Arboretum des Prés des Culands, its national collection of Ilex (the botanical name for holly) but also astilbes and clematis, and its garden, which is very mature since it is over 30 years old. More recent, but quite charming, is the nearby Jardin de Roquelin, a rose garden with medieval accents. Meung-sur-Loire is associated with several writers: François Villon who served a long prison sentence in the dungeon dungeon that still adjoins the church; Simenon - several of his novels are set in Meung and its surroundings - who chose this charming little town as the setting for Maigret's retreat, a retreat not always as peaceful as Madame Maigret would have wished... We also find Gaston Couté, libertarian poet, and Jehan de Meung who, in the 13th century, wrote the second part of the Roman de la Rose, following Guillaume de Lorris.

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