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absolutely gorgeous

the story of Jacques Coeur played out in a light show on his house. Also lights all round the town... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Durham, United Kingdom
Very impressive, I will return to see it again

Lights, projections and sound. A great attraction that had me captured during the whole walk. I... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Ghent, Belgium
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Rue de Hemerettes, 18000 Bourges, France
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

We came across this wonderful experience entirely by accident, having booked into a hotel in Bourges for a brief overnight stay before heading further south. We chanced upon the cathedral which was gorgeously lit up on a beautiful August summer night and we then found...More

5  Thank Hev185
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Reviewed May 28, 2016

My husband and I planned to include Bourges in our 12 day visit to France specifically to see the Les Nuit Lumiere. We read the website that said it began in May and was on Friday and Saturday nights. We waited until dusk and made...More

2  Thank wwjd1947
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

the story of Jacques Coeur played out in a light show on his house. Also lights all round the town to show you the route.

Thank mcwDurham
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Follow the blue lights and and see....nothing. No longer operational. Just a crowd of people in complete confusion.

1  Thank garethe35
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Lights, projections and sound. A great attraction that had me captured during the whole walk. I would like to see it again, when I have a bit more time to see it all.

1  Thank Luyssaert
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

I don't exaggerate, this walk through Bourges is really astonishing. As from 9:45 pm in the summer, every night the medieval town is illuminated in a very good way. With pauses included (to watch nice performances) it will take 2 hours. Even people that are...More

2  Thank marcgrimbergen
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Its worth your time and I can guarantee you wont be disappointed. Fabulous medieval buildings, beautifully lit. A great atmosphere, I will do it again next summer.

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

Active during the Summer period ,what is essentially slide shows with music attracts many visitors during the evenings.Cheerful and atmospheric , it is a pleasant way to discover the history of this historic town. However, it's days are numbered. Deterioration of the slides, and the...More

Thank AngloIrishinFrance
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Enjoyed walking to the sites of history and having them lighted up with music. Loved it! Just follow the blue lighted path to find all of the locations.

Thank ARB1615
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Not knowing what to expect, happened upon first venue returning from restaurant. Then sought out the other places. Very impressive and kudos to whoever came up with the idea. Don't want to spoil this hidden surprise. It's free so take advantage of it when visiting...More

Thank suzieq77
Reviewed September 1, 2016

Definitely worthwhile to experience this attraction when staying over in Bourges. Interesting from an aesthetic and historical perspective. It takes about 1.5 hours to complete. And it's free.

Thank Michael J
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Starting at 10:00 PM during the summer the old town is lit with blue lanterns that you follow to see films and other historical renditions in the local buildings. This is a free activity and takes between 60 and 90 minutes depending on how much...More

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July 5, 2015|
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Response from TravelingMom370 | Reviewed this property |
According to the tourist site it will be: May, June and September : every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from dusk. July and August : every evening from dusk. We just returned and it was pretty amazing to see. I would also... More
March 2, 2015|
Response from Graham C | Reviewed this property |
I think you miss it by one night - thur/fri/sat in spring all week in summer - tourist ffice has a good website.