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Illuminated nights

Les nuits lumière de Bourges : a spectacular night-time journey

Hotel des Echevins illuminatedThis magical event will bathe the most beautiful buildings of the town in light, images, music and emotion.

At nightfall, the Cathedral Saint Etienne will stand immersed in a fantastic display of light, its audacious two-tiered buttresses and magnificent stained-glass windows illuminating the sky.

Guided by the glow of the lighted streets and buildings, you can stroll at your own pace enjoying the rich architectural heritage of this ancient town.

Whilst on this journey, you will have the opportunity to enter into the magical Gothic and Renaissance town houses and also experience the intimate and enchanting atmosphere of the Augustinian Convent where you will encounter a world of dreams and poetry.

Free entry
May, June and September : every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from dusk.
July and August : every evening from dusk.

Duration of show : about 2,5 km (1hr 30 min)

Beginning of the journey : Jardin de l'archevêché, rue des Hémerettes

Car Parks: Place Séraucourt (free)
Parking for Buses: Avenue Eugène Brisson (near the Cathedral)