With its rural charm and green countryside, Berry will delight lovers of nature and bucolic walks as well as anyone with an interest in old buildings and beautiful gardens. This historic old province, which nowadays covers the departments of Cher and Indre, indeed offers a wonderful range of sights for visitors to see, ranging from Renaissance castles to Romanesque churches, through some of France's most beautiful listed villages. The castles of Châteaux d'Ainay-le-Vieil, d'Argy, Bouges, Meillant and Valençay, the charming villages of Apremont-sur-Allier, Gargilesse-Dampierre and Saint-Benoît-du-Sault, the Gothic cathedral of Bourges, Noirlac Abbey, George Sand's house and the Orsan Priory gardens are sure to enchant heritage enthusiasts!
When it comes to nature, you'll be spoilt for choice for your walk, with Brenne Regional Nature Park and its thousands of ponds, Châteauroux forest, the Berry canal towpath and the hillside vineyards of Sancerrois. Many ways to enjoy a very pleasant countryside holiday!