- pedestrian way along Quai du Chatelet and the Loire River
- white tower, last remnant of the city’s medieval walls
foundation constructed: 4th century
tower constructed: 14-15th centuries
current use: archeology service office
address: Rue des Africains
"Maison de Jeanne d’Arc"
- house of Joan of Arc (1412-31)
reconstructed after damage during WWII.
Former house of the Treasurer General of the Duke of Orleans, Jacques Boucher where the French heroine ‘Maid of Orleans’ Jeanne d’Arc stayed 24 April-9 May 1429 while repelling the English during the Siege of Orleans. On 23 May 1430 she was captured in Compiegne, convicted of heresy and executed (burned at the stake) in Rouen 30 May 1431 by the English. The Pope Callixtus III exonerated Jeanne d’Arc on 7 July 1456.