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City of light and stone

Capital of France under Charles VII, today Bourges is the Capital of the Berry region. It is a vibrant, sporty and cultural city and home to the prestigious "le Printemps de Bourges" music festival and the summer celebration of medieval heritage - "Les Nuits Lumière"

City of art and history:
Saint-Etienne Cathedral: A UNESCO registered heritage site.
A vast collection of half-timbered houses, and narrow paved streets to explore.
5 museums, one housed in one of the most beautiful buildings in the city - all free entry.
Palace of Jacques-Cœur: Majestic and timeless since the 15th Century.

"Nuits Lumière" in Bourges: Every evening in July and August - two enchanting hours !
Bourges Marshlands: 135 hectares of greenery, canals, gardens and nature trails…

From Spring to Autumn:
The "Printemps de Bourges", in April, is currently the largest music festival in Europe.
"Été à Bourges": Over 100 events between 21 June and 20 September, free of charge.
Bulleberry comic book festival in Autumn is not to be missed.

Office de Tourisme de Bourges

21, rue Victor Hugo - BP 126
18003 BOURGES cedex

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Contact : Monika Riefer
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