You can also buy spare 2d choice from the factory shop.
You can visit the workshops to discover the crafts, with group visit of 15 people (except July, August and December).
78 Place de la Victoire, 45500 Gien, 02 38 05 21 05
Come and join the wonderful world of the circus and its clowns, its magic attractions and its wild rhythms of the drum accompanying acrobats.
This museum takes you on a journey between dream and reality, interactive, lively, fun and educational, it is unique in France.
D 952, La Croix Saint-Jacques, 45570 Dampierre-en-Burly, 02 38 35 67 50
A unique site in France!
At once an old boat station and a lock classified as a Historic Monument. Between 1838 and 1896, before the construction of the Canal Bridge, navigation was done between this lock (left bank) and that one of the Combes (right bank). The river crossing was dangerous during high water and maneuvers were extremely painful and lengthy. Hence the idea of the canal bridge!
Now a bucolic and quiet place where we can rest in the shade of trees . Walks, bike, boat and visit … Chatillon sur Loire, old town rich in architectural heritage.
2nd castle along the valley of the Loire after Gien, Sully has retained its medieval appearance. Owned by Mr. de Bethune, better known as Sully, Superintendent Henry IV. Towers, moats top, frame broken barrel, 7 centuries of history to discover!
Every year in June-July, international music festival in the castle.
For children : Animated booking tours at 14:30.
02 38 36 36 86
Romanesque basilica in the Loire, the abbey of Fleury houses the relics of St. Benedict. His remarkable capitals recount scenes from the Bible and Christian history.
Offices in Gregorian chant week 12am and 11am on Sundays and holidays.
02 38 35 72 43
What the devil, witches are back in the Berry!
In a fantastic and magical atmosphere, historical world of witchcraft from prehistory to the 19 ° s. The whole history of Berry, remote and misty region …
La Jonchère, 18410 Blancafort, 02 48 73 86 11
In Treigny town, in the forest of Guédelon, at the heart of an old quarry, lumberjacks, carpenters, quarrymen, stonemasons, bricklayers, blacksmiths, tile makers, carters, ropers build in front of your eyes, f a castle of the 13th century and this since 1997. The site is fanstastic !
D955, 89520 Treigny, Téléphone : 03 86 45 66 66
Saint Amand Puisaye is one of “Cities and Crafts.” Amidst rolling countryside, the craftsmen of the “birthplace of pottery,” their boutiques, many workshops will welcome you. The museum musée du Grès (36 Grande Rue, 58310 Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye, Téléphone :03 86 39 71 43), housed in a Renaissance castle, will delight with a collection of stoneware utilities depicting four centuries of history, and the Maison de la Mémoire potière.
Saint Sauveur Puisaye is located in the department of Yonne, in the Burgundy region. Located in the heart of the natural region of Puisaye, it is a famous place for crafts pottery.
The city is really known for being the birthplace of the novelist Colette ; the Musée Colette, established in 1995, opens a literary walk in the world of the writer. A large collection of pictures of Colette at various times of his life, shows the different aspects of the character. The tour is enriched by collections of artifacts of the author and a copy of the living room and the bedroom of his apartment at the Royal Palace.
Poterie de la Bâtisse, a place where Colette liked to admire the objects from the country which she was so fond of. In a preserved pottery from the late 18 °, rediscover the work, actions, tools and kilns potters from the past.
La Bâtisse, 89520 Moutiers-en-Puisaye, Téléphone :03 86 45 68 00
La Charité sur Loire, is today the “city of the book and the word” and organizes numerous events around the book market, fairs, prices awards and Night Book ! Many craftsmen (bookbinders, printers, publishers, writers, authors) staying there.
It is also an historic city : the stone bridge over the Loire is as old as that of Gien, vestige of walls, alleys and typical Faubourgs.
and monastic : Cluniac priory, Notre-Dame church classified by UNESCO. It is also a stopover town on the Compostelle road, famous since the Middle Ages.
Maison des Métiers d’Art de Ferrières
Exhibition and meetings place, discussions, events around these “passion trades “, and the women and men performing them.
On the “Butte”, a small hill overlooking the Loire, stand the most representative of the history of Nevers, prefecture of Nièvre and former capital of the Dukes of Nevers monuments :
The Palais Ducal, considered as one of the first castles of the Loire, was the residence of the Counts and Dukes of Nevers. Built in the late 15th century, it now houses exhibition spaces and an amazing aquarium of Loire fishes.
Near the Ducal Palace, stands the theater in the Italian Renaissance Revival style built in the 19th century.
The main feature of Cathédrale Saint-Cyr Sainte-Julitte is its two opposing choirs; one Roman and the other Gothic, as a result of the juxtaposition of successive buildings. Another special characteristic of the cathedral, its stained glass are contemporary style and made by different artists.
The sanctuary of Sainte Bernadette, a place of international pilgrimage for the message she received in Lourdes and lived in Nevers.
Nevers was also famous for its pottery, especially the blue of Nevers. Push the door of the Musée de la Faïence in a building with remarkable architecture, combining historical and contemporary art, and discover 350 earthenware objects from the Renaissance to the present , everyday objects, arms or most surprising works like enamelled glass, as well as paintings, sculptures and drawings.