Just a short distance from the geographical center of France, Bourges is the third largest city in the Central Loire Region. It is located on a hill along the River Yevre, 220 km south of Paris and 284 km NW of Lyon. This Gallo-Roman city is surrounded by its original walls and is best known as the city of Jacques Coeur, financier and foreign minister to Charles VII. Now a bustling university town, Bourges is renowned for its spring festival of music and dance.
Tourist Office 21, rue Victor Hugo B.P.126 18000 BOURGES Phone: 33 2 48 23 02 60 Fax: 33 2 48 23 02 69