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Guided tours

Our group visits are offered all year round according to the availability of the guides.
We are at your disposal to advise you in the organization of your excursion in the country of Montluçon.
Contact us at 04 70 05 11 44.

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The medieval city of


Duration: 2 h

Set against the castle of the Dukes of Bourbon, the medieval city of Montluçon conceals many treasures and architectural details: half-timbered houses, mansions, narrow streets, the churches of St. Peter and Notre Dame…

Discover the history and legends that punctuate the medieval heart of Montluçon and end this journey through time with the unmissable castle esplanade and its breathtaking view of the city.

Montluçon Secret

Duration: 2 h

Go on a discovery of Montluçon through anecdotes about the names of the streets, its illustrious characters, its unusual places…
An invitation to walk in the heart of Montluçon, through time, beliefs and the evolution of the districts. Unusual or historical street names and memories of personalities born in the city will have no more secrets for you.


a Forest of Exception®.

Duration: 2h30

The Tronçais oak is known worldwide for its quality. About forty trees, several times centenarians, watch over the massif which extends over more than 10 500 hectares, its ponds, springs and alleys. In 2018, the Chênaie Prestige was awarded the label Forêt d’Exception®.

Through a geographical, historical, administrative and economic presentation, you will walk through this forest (by bus or on foot) from the Hameau de Tronçais, to the Viljot fountain, passing near the Colbert Biological Reserve and the Stebbing oak, today one of the most beautiful oaks in the forest.


Small city of character

Duration: 2h

Labeled “Petite Cité de Caractère®”, the medieval village of Hérisson will not fail to surprise you. Located on a rocky spur, the remains of the ancient and powerful fortress of the Dukes of Bourbon dominate the Aumance River. You will then stroll through the alleys and alleys of the city, discovering the remains of the 14th and 15th centuries.

Optional (access by bus): commented visit of the exteriors and interiors of the church of St. Pierre de Châteloy (Cl. M. H.), a Romanesque and romantic site that dominates the tourist road of the Val d’Aumance.

Practical Information


  • Fixed price up to 10 people: 50 €
  • From the 11th person: fixed price 50 € + 4 € / extra pers.
  • Free ride: 1 driver
  • School package: 60 € / class

Find out about our offer of Group Guided Tours on the detailed sheet.

Tours also offered to individuals in summer season. More info at 04 70 05 11 44.

Contact us!

Tourist Office of the Heart of France Valley
67 ter boulevard de Courtais – 03100 Montluçon
04 70 05 11 44 –

Place du Champ de Foire – 03350 Cérilly
04 70 67 55 89 –