Bourges – A Pretty French Provincial Backwater

"Cathedral St Etienne Bourges"

Hiking Holidays in France Neglected but Pretty French Provincial Backwater France is one of the most visited countries in the world, but there are many French regions that certainly do not feel that way. The truth is that the flow of visitors to France is very unevenly distributed – like the rain in Spain, say, or wealth in the US.

While Paris and much of coastal France are positively soaked, the appropriately named

Bourges – A Pretty French Provincial Backwater

The Flooded Marais de Bourges

Marais de Bourgues near Paris

Easy Hiking in France Marais de Bourges The Marais de Bourges is a unique landscape: 135 hectares of marshland, criss-crossed by a dense network of footpaths, and all that in spitting distance to the centre of one of France’s oldest cities.

We had been eager to explore this area for quite some time and were naturally disappointed on being told at the Bourges tourism office that a walk would be

The Flooded Marais de Bourges