In schools (with Ceméa)

Ceméa, Printemps de Bourges' special partner, offers a range of facilities to young people and adults (individuals or groups) from 1 to 6 days.
Food and accommodation will be available in three different schools in the city.
There will be various activities and a possibility to meet artists and music professionals from this year's festival.

Information CEMÉA Centre
3, allée de Lombardie - 37000 Tours
Phone. +33 (0)2 47 66 15 47

Host family with (bed and coffee)

F.O.L. du Cher
Phone. +33 (0)2 48 48 01 05 - Fax. +33 (0)2 48 48 01 08


Download a list of hotels in Bourges and the surrounding area

Office de Tourisme de Bourges
Phone. +33 (0)2 48 23 02 60 - Fax. +33 (0)2 48 23 02 69

Country lodge / bed and breakfast

Agence de Développement Touristique du Cher
Phone. +33 (0)2 48 48 00 10 - Fax. +33 (0)2 48 48 00 20


26 Boulevard de l'Industrie à Bourges
Phone. +33 (0)2 48 20 16 85 - Fax. +33 (0)2 48 50 32 39


To get to Printemps de Bourges, we advise you to use public transport.
Parking facilities are limited and it is difficult to park close to the festival site.


Région Centre, Région Pays-de-la-Loire, and SNCF (French National Railways Company) provide a regional service (TER - Transport Express Régional)
During the festival, extra trains run after midnight between Bourges and Orléans, as well as between Bourges and Tours.

Departure from Centre and Pays-de-la-Loire regions train stations: half-price return ticket to Bourges.
The festival is within walking distance of the train station.

Information: SNCF and TER, Région Centre: 0 800 83 59 23 (free from any landline in France) - Pays-de-la-Loire: 0 810 324 324 (local call rate)


Lignes 18

« Lignes 18 » drives you to Le Printemps

Conseil Général du Cher (Departmental Council for Cher Department) will organise free shuttle buses for the whole length of Printemps de Bourges so there will be additional routes to Lignes 18's existing departmental network.

During the day: Lignes 18: regular service during normal operating hours.

Extra Buses during the afternoon to come to the festival as well as for coming back.

Information: www.lignes18.fr ou 0 800 10 18 18 (free from any landline in France)

Bourges Urban Transportation

Regular Agglobus Service (routes 1 and 2 direct from SNCF train station - routes 4 and 15 departing from pôle d'échanges de la Place de la Nation) from Tuesday to Saturday until 7.30pm.
Bus stops: Auron (Palais d'Auron and Phénix) - Europe (Maison de la Culture and place Séraucourt).
Free city centre shuttle bus from Tuesday to Saturday until 7.30pm.
Agglobus will organise a free bus service so that festivalgoers can return to the SNCF train station at night, from Tuesday to Thursday at 1.10 and from Friday to Saturday at 2.30 am (stops: Europe)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:

  • Departure stop Europe: 1.10 am
  • Juranville (Train Station of Prado) : 1.15 am
  • Nation : 1.17 am
  • Arrival at the train station of Bourges at 1.25 am

Friday and Saturday:

  • Departure stop Europe : 2.30 am
  • Juranville (Train Station of Prado): 2.35 am
  • Nation : 2.37
  • Arrival at the train station of Bourges at 2.45 am

Information: Agglobus - Espace Nation - Phone. +33 (0)2 48 27 99 99 - www.agglobus.com

Car / Carpooling Service

From your city to the Festival with www.covoiturage.fr.


Safe supervised bicycle parking is available at Parking du stade Séraucourt.


With a new setting and a new atmosphere, the Le Printemps bar and restaurant welcomes you at the heart of the festival for lunch, dinner, or just a drink, from Tuesday to Saturday until 6pm (opening only for Pros during the evening).

Bars and restaurants at Palais d'Auron

Open to the Public:

  • From Wednesday to Sunday: from 11am - 6pm

Open to Pros:

  • Tuesday 5pm - 2am
  • Wednesday to Saturday 11am - 2am (last orders for food: 1am)
  • Sunday 11am - 6pm

You can also find something to eat or drink in the corridors of the festival as well as in some shows' rooms: Phénix, Palais d'Auron et 22 Est/Ouest. Many stands are waiting for you and offer a range of various meals.

Returnable glasses only can be purchased at the festival: 1 glass = 1€
Don't forget to return your glass in order to get the 1€ deposit back.