Do you want to learn how to take photos, discover unique landscapes, explore new places in the city, walk the streets in a fun or sporty way... We have 6 activities to offer you to make the most of spring and the arrival of summer in Bourges and its surroundings.

1 - “Sologne, Lands of Mysteries” exhibition

The Mehun-sur-Yèvre Tourist Office is hosting the “Sologne, Lands of Mysteries” exhibition. You will discover a selection of photographs by the artist Morgane Guénard who shares with you in images the mysteries of this territory. The artist will be present on May 10 and June 7, it will be the opportunity to be able to exchange with her and to know more about her approach, her techniques...

From May 2 to June 30
Open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.

July 14 Square
18500 Mehun-sur-Yevre

2 - Bourges Museum House

Since May 10, a new space has opened its doors on Place Etienne Dolet, the Maison des Musées. In this place, you will find the works of the collections of the various museums of the city during the project of restructuring of the museum offer. You will be able to discover the history of the museums, the renovation project and the professions of the members of the team, there is also a space for exchanges and citizen co-construction. To leave with a souvenir of your visit, take a tour of the shop, you will find the flagship products of the museums!

  • From May 11 to July 2
    Wednesday to Saturday from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
  • From July 3 to September 2
    Monday to Saturday from 14 to 18 p.m.
  • From September 3 to December 30
    Wednesday to Saturday from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.

    Place Etienne-Dolet
    18000 Bourges

3 - Photography workshops*

From May to September, learn alongside Jean Frémiot, professional photographer from Bourges, the art of photography and the different photo techniques.
Several internship dates are offered, the opportunity to address the issue of the ephemeral side of both urban and rural landscapes.
*Mandatory reservation

The next dates:

  • June 17 at 11 p.m.
  • July 02 at 11 p.m.
  • August 05 at 18 p.m.
  • Elsewhere in Berry 
    September 10 at 11 p.m.

4 - Visits to the Torch*

(Re)discover the streets of the historic center of the city by torchlight for a visit back in time.
*Mandatory reservation.

Every Saturday from July 15 to August 26 at 22 p.m.
Meet at the south portal of the Cathedral

5 - Guided tours of the marshes*

So that the paths of the marshes of Bourges, a place steeped in history and emblematic of the city, have no more secrets for you, come and walk them during the guided tours organized during the summer.
*Mandatory reservation.

Every Thursday and Saturday between July 15 and August 26 at 18 p.m.
Avenue Marx-Dormoy / Cour Saint-Quentin
18000 Bourges

Marais de Bourges

6 - Guided tours of the Canal de Berry by bike*

So that the paths of Once taken by boat, now fitted out for bicycles, discover the history of the Canal de Berry by pedaling. Between city and nature, these guided tours are an opportunity to enjoy a delectable moment at the water's edge.
*Reservation required / Bike not provided. 

Sundays July 16 and 30 and Sunday August 13 at 10 a.m.
Bourges media library
Boulevard Lamarck
18000 Bourges

Canal de Berry

Bonus - The marshes of Bourges by boat*

This summer is also an opportunity to discover the marshes from another angle, by boat. You will be accompanied by a "bourdeur" who will tell you the anecdotes and the history of this exceptional site to be preserved.
*Mandatory reservation.


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