Tourism - Cher

Cher is a French department that is part of the Centre region of France. Its capital is Bourges. The Cher department is a vast plateau positioned half-way between Paris and the Massif Central. Sancerre, which form a really picturesque townscape on the flat landscape, is located in the north of the department. The area surrounding the town is covered by the vineyards that make this town a well known name throughout the world. Cher is a department of history, culture and tradition all set in a beautiful and varied landscape and has been inspiration to artists and writers for centuries.

Cher has a rich natural heritage such as Champagne Berrichonne, the Quincy vineyard region, Sologne, Sancerrois, Boischaut and Val de Loire. There are some local specialties, food-wise, including goat cheese Chavignol, green lentils a frequent ingredient in local dishes and forestines, the first filled sweet invented by Georges Forest in 1879.

Finally, Bourges hosts the famous music festival, Le Printemps de Bourges annually.

Top tourist cities in Cher


Tourism Bourges

Bourges is the main city of Cher housing nearly 100,000 inhabitants and the third largest city in the Centre Region. Bourges as Berry's former capital is ranked “Ville d’Art et d’Histoire”. The Cathedral Saint-Etienne is the main tourist ...

Must : Palais Jacques Coeur, Cathédrale Saint-Etienne de Bourges, Musée du Berry


Tourism Saint-Armand-Montrond

Saint-Amand-Montrond is a town in the Cher department in the Centre region. It is located in the heart of France, on the banks of Berry. Saint-Amand-Montrond labeled City is a city and Crafts and is recognized as a real technology hub of jewelery. She also received ...


Tourism Vierzon

Vierzon is a city located in the central region, in the Cher department. Tourists can relax in the many parks of the city, as the Garden of the Abbey, the first to be lit by electricity, the romantic garden, hosting a variety of trees, Emile Peraudin Square with the ...

Must : Musée de Vierzon

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