Welcome to the Enterprise Cosne-sur-Loire car rental page. Choose from a wide selection of cars ranging from smaller economy cars to larger SUVs and people carriers
Nestling in the Nievre Burgundy area of rural east central France, lies Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire. This beautiful flower town is a magnet for those whose ideal holiday is touring the countryside and wine growing regions of central France.
The majority of tourists to the area arrive via the two main Paris airports or through the French channel ports. With a population of around 11,, it has a vibrant economy which includes farming and vineyards as well as a thriving industrial and commercial sector.
As the most highly developed urban area in the Loire and Nohain community, Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire has balanced its industries with extensive cultural activities and a rich architectural heritage. It is around 16 km, or two hours driving time, from Paris, and 5 km from the region’s capital of Nevers.
Our main Enterprise Rent-a-Car location for car hire in Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire is in the town centre, but we also have two other offices: one in the downtown Nievre area, and the other is on the D955A .
Whatever your intentions when you arrive in this pretty little town, Enterprise has the ideal vehicle to suit your needs. If you intend to spend a few days day-tripping around the town and its outlying villages, perhaps one of our small or medium comfortable and economical city cars will fit the bill.
For those who’ve planned to travel further afield, we have a good selection of larger family saloons available that can be returned to any Enterprise office. Should you be travelling with extended family or a large party of friends, we have seven-seater vehicles and people carriers. For those who wish to get down and dirty in the countryside, perhaps one of our SUV’s or 4x4’s may better suit. We can also supply small, medium and large vans, to transport that piece of kit you didn’t realise you wanted to buy. Whatever type of vehicle you need, Enterprise can provide it.
There really is nothing like visiting a traditional French market, and Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire and its surrounding area has plenty to keep even the most ardent market shopper happy. Cosne’s local market is on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.
For those with a love of architecture and history there is plenty to keep you occupied in Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire. The Loire Museum is on Resistance Square, close to the Loire suspension bridge and traces the history of the River Loire, with a second section dedicated to Fine Arts.
Other places of interest include the remains of an old medieval castle in Alphonse Baudin Street, the 15th century St Jacques Church in Rue St Jacques, the remains of the Notre Dame De Galles on the Rue Pasteur, and the Notre Dame of Wales Chapel, which was built during the Hundred Years War. There are also a number of organised tours which take in far more of the area’s heritage.
For market lovers, there are a large number of local markets on different days of the week within a 3 km radius of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire. We can provide you with a car large enough to fit all the souvenirs, local produce, and bric-a-brac you just won’t be able to resist on your market trips.
There just won’t be enough hours in the day to fit in the different attractions all within a 9 minute drive of Cosne-sur-Loire. The picturesque village of Sancerre is just 11 km away and set in the heart of the Burgundy wine growing area. Other villages and towns of interest include Guedelon, Briare, Gien, and Clamecy.
Although we have an Enterprise depot in Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire, you may prefer to collect your rental from the airport. Enterprise has desks at both Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Paris Orly Airport (ORY). From Orly it is just a 9-minute drive down the A6 and A77 to Cosne-sur-Loire .
The ease of getting to Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire, with its popular hotels, guest houses, and number of Michelin starred restaurants, makes it a magnet for visitors wishing to tour the Burgundy wine producing area of central France. The main A77 takes you to within a couple of kilometres of the town from both north and south. Driving in town the usual French traffic regulations apply regarding speed limits and other traffic directives.
Although usually busy with tourist vehicles, parking shouldn’t prove a problem. Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire has over 11 free parking spaces within a 5 metre radius of the city centre. Paying car parks are designated orange zone, allowing up to two hours parking, and green zone, allowing two hours parking and then costing 1 cents for every subsequent hour. You can also apply to pay for your parking by microchip or credit card.
From large people carriers to smaller economy cars, Enterprise Rent-a-Car guarantees cheap rates on car hire from our Cosne Sur Loire branch. Our economy cars are renowned for being cheap to hire as well as low running costs with great fuel efficiency. Book online in advance for our cheapest prices, alternatively book in branch and get the car that suits your needs.
Moving house? Moving furniture? Enterprise has vans available at our Cosne Sur Loire branches to ensure that you can get a vehicle to suit your needs. From smaller passenger vans to larger commercial vans – give our branches a call or book online to guarantee you a van hire that will suit your needs. Van hire is cheap and easy through Enterprise online or in branch, we promise to provide a vehicle to suit you for as long as you require it.