Access and tourism

Châteauroux : a medieval city

From the Élysée Hotel, discover the different facets of the city of Châteauroux and the warm welcome you will receive from the Castelroussins.
Parks, gardens or monuments, the richness of the city's heritage is vast. To better understand the genesis of Châteauroux, let yourself be seduced by its heritage, mixing the medieval with the contemporary, and its green corridor crossed by the Indre river.

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Events in Berry

Chief town of the Indre department, Châteauroux is also the dynamic capital of southern Berry. In this natural region, discover the Brenne, the Creuse Valley but also the Champagne Berrichonne.Discover the animations and the events organized throughout the year. Here is a small overview of the major dates not to be missed:
In Châteauroux :
  • Stage - Festival DARC: dance courses and concerts in August.
  • Festival Lisztomanias : International Franz Liszt meetings in October.
  • Festival de la Voix : in May, an unmissable event for choral music lovers.

In the surroundings :
  • Nohant Festival Chopin : this classical music festival is held every summer during the months of June and July.
  • Les Traversées : in Noirlac, four Saturdays of concerts and musical animations, but also workshops for children, a meeting with the artists and the possibility to have dinner in the beautiful park of the abbey.
  • Les Nuits "Lumière" de Bourges : this amazing show invites you to discover the most beautiful monuments of the city of Bourges. The buildings are dressed in light at the end of the day. To be discovered every Thursday, Friday and Saturday after dark during the months of May, June and September. Every evening in July and August.
  • Le Printemps de Bourges : in April, this music festival brings together well-known artists and young musical talents.

Sites to discover in Indre

In order to make the most of your stay, here are some ideas of visits to make in Indre :
The testimonies of history :
  • The castle of Valençay
  • The Georges Sand's domain

The sites of character :
  • Gargilesse, village of artists and character
  • Saint-Valentin, the village of lovers

Take the fresh air :
  • The Natural Park of the Brenne
  • The tourist train of Bas-Berry

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