Our guided tours take in the whole of the ancient county of the Berry, from the medieval city of Bourges - the city of Dukes and Kings, the picturesque splendour of Valency, the Napoleonic engineering of Chateauroux to the county grandeur of Nohants-Vic, not forgetting the cultural riches of the Argenton-sur-Creuse and the tranquil countryside of Prissac.

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By bike…

We offer a variety of cycle tours for a range of distances and abilities.

  • Over a 1,000 years in an afternoon - A short cycle ride around Argenton-sur-Creuse will take you from prehistoric, to Gallo-Roman to Medieval. 3 hours - Child - 15€, Adult normal bike, 20€ Adult electric bike 25€

  • The nature trail - with the voie verte (green route) on our doorstep it doesn’t take much to delve into nature and such a diverse and bountiful range of flora and fauna you won’t be disappointed. - 3 hours - Child - 15€, Adult normal bike, 20€ Adult electric bike 25€

  • A glimpse of the Valley of the painters: the epic vistas and unspoiled countryside around Argenton-sur-Creuse have long inspired painters from the early impressionists to Monet and this tour is your chance to see some of the magic that inspired them. (day trip) 3 hours - Child - 30 €, Adult normal bike, 40 € Adult electric bike 50 €

Electric bikes and bikes for the disabled are available on request - numbers are limited.

Prices include cycle rental and for day long excursions lunch.

On foot…

We offer a variety of walking tours for a range of distances and abilities. Tours start and finish in central Argenton unless otherwise stated. Transport to other walking venues can be arranged.

  • Argenton a potted history - From Prehistoric to Roman, medieval, WW2 and modern day in a town that has lots of secrets to tell. (includes entry to two museum sites) 20 € pp - 3 hour tour

  • Saint-Benoît-du-Sault - A stroll round the medieval city - (leaves from the tourist office at Saint-Benoît-du-Sault - contact us for transport from Argenton-sur-Creuse) 15 € pp - 2 hour tour

  • Into the woods - This day-long tour takes you into the wood with the chance to see some of the unique mix of wildlife the Berry hides, includes picnic. - 50 € pp

Disabled transport is available on request.

Prices for day long excursions include lunch and refreshments.

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Day trips by mini-bus…

For those trips that are a little further a field we can take you a trip through the history and culture of the Berry. All tours start and finish in central Argenton unless otherwise stated. All destination are within an hours drive (traffic permitting).

  • Wines and cheeses of the Berry - We offer two wine tasting tours:

    • an afternoon to explore wines and cheeses in Reuilly - 80€ pp

    • or a full day out with a chocolate workshop, tour of the chateau of Valençay, and a three course lunch followed by the chance to taste local wines and cheeses. 110€ pp

  • George Sands and Chopin - George Sands and Chopin were so inspired by the regions that much of their best work was conceived in Nohant and Gargilesse. The price of this tour includes entry to and a tour of her two homes as well as all transport. 80€ pp

  • Painters of the Vallee de Creuse - visit three breathtaking sites and why not try and recreate the paintings that they inspired. tour includes a canvas and painting materials (make sure you wear grubby clothes) 80€ pp

  • Flora and Fauna of the Brenne - the woods, ponds and plains of the Brenne National Park are home to many species of animals wild and domestic and is a treasure trove of birds and wild flowers. 80€ pp

Disabled transport is available on request.

Prices include all transport, tastings and, for day long excursions, lunch.