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So worth it!

Bourges is a lovely little city, and this haven is only minutes away from the center of town. We... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Ideal for a 3km walk on a warm summer day. There is a convenient bench to sit and eat your picnic.

Very quiet area with easy paths to walk on. There are several different possible walks. Please see... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

Bourges is a lovely little city, and this haven is only minutes away from the center of town. We were able to walk to it from the Best Western in about 10 or 15 minutes. The map that the city gives out makes it a...More

1  Thank Carolfoasia
Reviewed April 21, 2018

we actually never found this and after an hour and a half of using both car and mobile GPS gave up, the website address would not load at all. maybe a sign or a decent GPS locator would help, what a shame - there is...More

Thank Wendy D
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Very quiet area with easy paths to walk on. There are several different possible walks. Please see attached photo. We took the 3km dark blue itinerary. There is a spot, under some big trees (ideal for shade), with a wooden bench where you can eat...More

Thank Carlos_R_888
Reviewed June 28, 2017

A tangled mass of small rivers and streams, glades and marshes, that have been colonised by the local residents and turned largely into allotments. Stroll at length by the riverside pathways and witness for yourself the love and care that the Bourgeoise have put into...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Can be a magical place ( imagine a garden designed by someone when went to Venice) and in the early morning the light can be extraordinary.Guessing that most travelling people do not do early morning to visit a marsh - I stand corrected if that...More

Thank AngloIrishinFrance
Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

In the heart of Bourges, this is a wonderful escape to the natural world. Canals, ducks, dirt paths, vegetable gardens, wooden boats... We spent 2 hours meandering along the trails, along with a number of others, lost in our own world on a sunny Sunday...More

1  Thank Jo W
Reviewed February 22, 2016

We were told that it was worth wandering around this area - and it was! An amazing network of canals, river and allotments. Peace and quiet with birds and fowl. Magical!

Thank Simon L
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We stayed with a local who brought us for a walk. The marais is a nice walk amongst gardens and marshes. There were nice flowers, birds, local small animals, pretty scenery. Locals own land and grow their personal gardens there. While walking you can see...More

1  Thank ellendejavu
Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Pleasant afternoon stroll through the Marais. The children enjoyed watching the ducks and seeing if they could spot the fish in the clear waters. It's possible to rent a bike at the tourist information office (adult bikes only) and cycle around. A small restaurant in...More

2  Thank TheAylesburyDuck
Reviewed August 15, 2015

Nice place to walk. I didn't know it was such a nice place to walk. We Walker there for about two hours and we mer only 3 people. Nice.

Thank Marc B
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