"A city rich in history........" Bourges by Jeannette1

Bourges Travel Guide: 50 reviews and 136 photos

Medieval houses
Pros and Cons
  • Pros:beautiful cathedral, museum of Berry, old houses, quaint atmosphere
  • Cons:provincial town, boring on Sundays, little night life
  • In a nutshell:a typical French charming provincial town in the "France profonde"
  • Intro Written Oct 17, 2003
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Jun 29, 2010 at 4:01 PM

    Wow, Going to a wedding in the Cathedral, that would have be amazing! Like having a choice of Cheeses, they sound pretty interesting.

  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    May 25, 2010 at 2:47 PM

    Such beautiful architecture....

  • kokoryko's Profile Photo
    Mar 31, 2010 at 1:55 PM

    Première communion à la cathédrale de Bourges! J’ai plusieurs fois visité cette belle ville qui est bien une ville de “La France Profonde” et je penserai à vous quand j’irai au restaurant du Jardin Gourmand.

  • BillNJ's Profile Photo
    Apr 15, 2008 at 5:48 PM

    Great tips and photos. I especially like your Local Customs tip and photo about the French people dancing in the park on a Sunday afternoon. How cool! Best from New Jersey, Bill

  • breughel's Profile Photo
    Apr 14, 2008 at 10:41 AM

    Bonjour Jeannette, je suppose que vous parlez encore le Français. Merci d'être d'accord avec moi pour Venise. Je vois que Bourges fait la concurrence à Troyes avec ses maisons à colombages.

  • rexvaughan's Profile Photo
    Jan 22, 2008 at 1:15 PM

    We always think our home town or city is boring. Nice page on yours. Also, a most Happy Birthday to you, Jeannette. Have missed you lately.

  • christine.j's Profile Photo
    Sep 24, 2006 at 7:38 AM

    Reading your page about Bourges reminded me of my childhood. I like to visit these smaller towns, there's so much more to France than Paris.

  • tiabunna's Profile Photo
    Sep 12, 2006 at 4:01 PM

    This does indeed look a charming French provincial town. I enjoyed my 'virtual visit' via your page - will have to find an excuse to made a real visit one day!

  • hundwalder's Profile Photo
    Apr 14, 2006 at 6:58 PM

    Woops ! I already visited this great page in August. That *** hurricane must have screwed up my memory. Great tips !

  • Jasen71's Profile Photo
    Mar 30, 2006 at 4:49 PM

    I love french towns! and your pages are great!! Regards Jase P.S Nice Daffs...

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