For lovers of gardens and vegetable gardens:
The castle of fishermen
A castle on water, a garden - remarkable garden, walks in boats...
(castle of la Bussière)
the parc floral of Apremont
TIP : enter the magic of this garden, labeled "remarkable Garden". Favorite of the Josephine!
Remarkable gardens in Nièvre
• Parks and gardens of the Castle at Chatillon-en-Bazois
• Garden of Forgeneuve in Coulanges-les-Nevers
• Garden de la Chaux in Alligny-en-Morvan
• Park of the Manor of Cuy in Chougny
• Garden of the castle of Corbelin in the-chapel-Saint-André,
Les Marais de Bourges
A secret world...
Water with not a ripple in sight...
The Marshes in Bourges are an incomparable heaven of tranquillity and natural beauty situated at the foot of the old town, just a few hundred meters from the apse of the Cathedral.
With an abundance of vegetables and flowers, the 140 hectares of plots which are so lovingly cultivated by their owners are the image of conviviality and a very popular walk.
Tip: Park your car at the parking of the Le Caraqui restaurant, way of Caraqui village and after lunch at the terrace walk to the old town of Bourges through the marshes and enjoy beautiful views.
For lovers of the Loire, the channels and locks:
Along the Loire :Pouilly-sur-Loire:
-The Tower of the Pouilly fumée: this place immerses the visitor in an innovative multisensory course which puts forward the vineyards of Pouilly and the expertise of their winemakers. Originally, this former post office, located in the city center of Pouilly-sur-Loire consisted of a Manor House with a vaulted cellar, a storeroom and a tour of a winery.
-The middle of Loire Pavilion: this centre of interpretation reveals the secrets of the last wild river in Europe, at halfway between its source and its mouth. In the three exhibition halls, discoverthe preserved natural space, the fauna and the flora of the Reserve natural of the Loire Valley, the birds of the Loire and the life of the river.
Want to know more: http://www.pouillysurloire.fr/La Charité-sur-Loire :
In the middle of the eleventh century, the Abbey of Cluny founded the Priory of charity, or nearly 1000 years of history to discover during your visit. Today, classified in UNESCO, labeled city of Art and history and cultural meeting Centre, the charity-sur-Loire is recognized at the national level.
Want to know more: http://www.lacharitesurloire-tourisme.com/
Raboliot: traditional Loire boat ride
At the foot of the peak of Sancerre go on board of the "Raboliot' of 18.50 m where Sylvain will make you discover the Loire Valley in a new light.
Classic ballad (1 h), with family or friends: bring your picnic and land on an island nearby.
Gourmet walk (1 h) with tasting of regional products
Boarding at Saint Satur.
The Nivernais canal
the Nivernais canal will reveal 5 aspects of his personality.
Good journey in Burgundy and enjoy the Canal !
TIP Josephine : visit Les voûtes de la Collancelle, l’Echelle de 16 écluses à Sardy-les-Epiry.
Lateral Canal to the Loire, Loing Canal, Briare Canal
From Briare to Digoin, the lateral canal to the Loire
is an object of curiosity ...
TIP Josephine: BRIARE-LE-CANAL - Rogny-les-sept-locks.
The Bec d’Allier : the confluence of the Loire and the Allier: magical place!
To visit Montargis:
Called "The Venice of the Gâtinais" for its charming canals and bridges, which cross the city.
For lovers of the flea market – brocante :
Every weekend you can go hunting for treasures... There are several flea markets, yard sales or markets where you will find lots of beautiful furniture at low price.
TIP OF LA JOSEPHINE : Two steps from La Josephine you will find « Papy Moustache » an amazing and unusual flea market where you can find your « dream object ».