If all roads lead to Rome, several of them lead to the marshes! Be careful, you are entering a natural, classified and private area, please respect it.


From May 2024, explore the Marais de Bourges aboard a traditional boat to enjoy a moment of relaxation just a stone's throw from the city center. A true green lung, discover nearly 135 hectares of cultivated gardens surrounded by rivers and canals. Guided by a “puncher”, who will tell you the anecdotes and history of this exceptional site to be preserved.

A little history: In ancient times, the marshes were a natural defense encircling Bourges in the form of a marshy area before being divided into several individual plots for individuals from the XNUMXth century. 

  • Child rate:  8€
  • Adult rate: 13€
  • Duration: 1 hours of walking
  • Departure address: Chemin des Caraqui, Place des Frênes.

From May 1 to August 31.
Online Booking only.

 (6 people maximum per boat). 
Subject to weather conditions, number of people, availability of bumblers.

Balade barque dans les Marais de Bourges

Contact Booking
Berry Province Booking
Le Carré
11 Rue Maurice Roy 
18023 Bourges