La Charité sur Loire, is today the “city of the book and the word” and organizes numerous events around the book market, fairs, prices awards and Night Book ! Many craftsmen (bookbinders, printers, publishers, writers, authors) staying there.
It is also an historic city : the stone bridge over the Loire is as old as that of Gien, vestige of walls, alleys and typical Faubourgs.
and monastic : Cluniac priory, Notre-Dame church classified by UNESCO. It is also a stopover town on the Compostelle road, famous since the Middle Ages.