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The destination immediately evokes the famous Printemps de Bourges festival, but it also has several tourist attractions such as Saint-Étienne Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site jewel, the flamboyant Jacques Cœur Palace (15th century) which preserves the memory of this Berruyer who became the richest and most influential figure in the kingdom, and the marshes. This provincial city invites you to a peaceful and cultural stay. You will stroll through the gardens or have a picnic on the banks of the marshes. The marshland area, a stone's throw from the city centre, is one of the most remarkable features of the city. It is a small paradise of greenery and calm, in an old swampy area crossed by the Yèvre river where 135 ha of allotment gardens are located, which make up one of the last market gardens in the country. In summer, lovers of flowered gardens will be delighted to discover the Meadows of Fichaux with its plant sculptures and flower beds and the Archbishopric and the Town Garden, a French-style garden set at the foot of the cathedral, richly flowered and equipped with a charming kiosk. Bourges is also a city of museums: Natural History Museum, Museum of the Best Workers of France, Museum of the Resistance and Deportation, Berry Museum, Estève Museum, etc. Finally, Bourges, an epicurean city, offers you its good restaurants, lively bars, renowned pubs and the surrounding vineyards. Discover it with your tour guide.

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When to go to Bourges? Bourges can be visited all year round. The high tourist season is in summer and the most popular during the Printemps de Bourges, which has been held in April for more than 40 years. Another highlight for tourists: the Fête des Marais, in early September, during the weekend closest to Saint Fiacre (patron saint of gardeners). At this time of year, the gardens are beautiful and the marshes are softly coloured. We can see the parade of illuminated boats and the floating market and model making. Add the Medieval Festivals in June and the BulleBerry Festival in October dedicated to comics. In December, January and February, you will hardly enjoy strolling the streets.

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