This town offers several interesting sites to visit, magnificent walks, many restaurants, bars, supermarkets and a good assortment of shops.
The site of the forges of Chaussade, the Augustine convent, the foundations of the old chateau. The Fraicte tower (ruins). The chapel of Notre Dame de Galle (ruins). The River Loire and the suspension bridge. Maison des Chapelains.
Museum of the Loire. Museum of the postman and the postal service. Episcopal Palace. Palatine hall. Church of St-Jaques.
Wednesday and Sunday
Yes, tel: 03 86 26 60 73.
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Golf du Sancerrois : Saint-Thibault : 02 48 54 11 22 ( Practice. 6 - hole and 18 - hole course ).
Loire museum (old boats and the Royal river)
Ancient boats of the Loire
Location: Square Alphonse Baudin
Opening Hours: Every day except Tues, from 10h to 12h and from 14h30 to 18h30. Sundays from Mar to Sept from 14h30 to 18h30.3,50 euros pp / guided tour by appointment. : 17,50 euros per group.
Microlight : aéroplum de Cosne : 03 86 28 44 57. Aéro-club de Cosne : 03 86 28 19 64. Archery, stade R. Girault :02 48 72 32 00. Fishing : 6 river sites of 1st and 2nd category. Canoe kayak on the Loire.03 86 26 99 66. Interesting walks : Old quarters of the town centre - the banks of the Nohain - quaysides - the countryside of the banks of the Loire - ile de Cosne -along the high dykes.
At Bannay, 3 km after Cosne, going towards Sancerre, alongside the canal is the restaurant La Buissonnière at 58 route du canal Tel: 02 48 72 42 07. This moderately priced restaurant, serving tradtional french cuisine has attracted good feedback from customers this season. It's closed on Sunday night and Monday all day and booking is recommended.
Le Mac Cool, 16 Place de la pecherie.
Contact Details: 03 86 28 27 45
Le Club, 2 bis rue Emile Combes
Contact Details: 03 86 28 52 43
Le Paris. 2.5 to 3 km from the canal.
Address: 3 boulevard de la République
Contact Details: Tel: 03 86 28 21 92
La Petite Venise. 2.5 to 3 km from the canal.
Address: 3 Rue Saint Agnan
Contact Details: Tel: 03 86 28 34 11
Auberge du Vieux Relais. 2.5 to 3 km from the canal.
Address: 11 Rue Saint Agnan
Cuisine: Refined traditional
Contact Details: Tel: 03 86 28 20 21
ATAC. 2.5 to 3 km from the canal.
Avenue de la 85eme
Opening Hours: Every day from 8h30 to 12h30 and from 14h30 to 19h30.
AUCHAN. 3.5 km from the canal.
7 chemin dit du Grand Champ
All types of shops.
A small widening of the canal near the Fouchards bridge. The town is about 2.5km from the canal.
Several banks, the nearest to the canal : Crédit Mutuel, open from Tues to Thurs from 9h to 12h and from 13h30 to 17h30, Friday from 9h to 12h and from 13h30 to 18h, and Saturday from 9h à 12h.
Several cash machines notably Crédit Mutuelle.
Place Thème. Open Mon to Fri from 8h to 12h and from 13h30 to 18h. Saturday from 8h to 12h.
6 doctors, among whom Doctor Moreau, 13 bis rue du Général Binot : Tel: 03 86 28 13 42.
6 dentists, among whom Doctor Chartron, 26 rue de Donzy. Tel: 03 86 28 00 24.
5 pharmacies, of which Pharmacie Centrale Vandevyver, is open Mon to Fri from 9h to 12h and from 14h to 19h, Saturday from 9h to 12h and from 14h to 17h30.
8 companies, among whom Boussard, 27 route des Champs Minies. Tel: 03 86 26 66 74, Damien, Rue des 3 Ponts . Le Gué Botron : 03 86 28 18 37