The theatrical guided tours are starting up again on April 2012. They take place from Wednesday to Sunday until November 1st – daily in July and August - from 11am to 7pm (on an hourly basis).
Manifestations et activités à Bourges et alentour
Le Printemps de Bourges
Since it was started in1977 by Daniel Colling, the music festival known as the Printemps de Bourges has welcomed some 3229 musicians and groups, featuring a wide range of musical influences. The list of those having performed in Bourges includes Charles Trénet, Léo Ferré, Juliette Gréco, U2, Cesaria Evora, Jacques Higelin, Les Têtes Raides, La Mano Negra, Anaïs, Khaled, Kassav', Compay Segundo, The Wailers, Rita Mitsouko, Noir Désir, Yann Tiersen and Bénabar... to name just a few.
Since the creation of the “off” festival, known as Printemps dans la Ville that runs parallel to the Printemps de Bourges festival, the entire town is given over to celebration: the streets and café terraces are packed, while bars and restaurants put on dozens of concerts...
This year the Printemps looks as promising as ever, featuring, among others, Ben Harper, Bénabar, Tryo, Ayo, Anaïs and Keziah Jones.
Accommodation for the Printemps de Bourges
Located 45 km (45 minutes) from Bourges, the Château de La Verrerie is the perfect place for getting away from the bustle of the festival for one or more nights. This is the Château where “time rests“…
The 8 guest rooms, along with the restaurant "La Maison d'Hélène", await you for a magical getaway.
Did you know that we have 8 guest rooms on the first floor, inviting you to extend your stay in our region or to return for a longer break in the Château where “time rests”?
No two are the same – each has its own past.
These are spacious rooms, converted in the 19th century and recently renovated so as to offer contemporary comfort along with the charm a past era.
You will awake only to the sounds of nature or … silence.
But don’t close your eyes too early, without taking the time to enjoy the view from your room, over either the park or the lake.
Come and enjoy the authentic charm of our bedrooms, together with their magnificent bathrooms, which feature carved four-poster beds and painted fireplaces.
Click on the name of a bedroom to learn more about its historic background.