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Guided tours for groups

Guided tours are offered year-round for groups by appointment, depending on the availability of the guides, and offered to individuals during the summer season according to a fixed program.

Group rates:
– flat rate up to 10 people: €50.
– from the 11th person: flat rate €50 + €4 per additional person.

The medieval city of Montluçon

Duration: 2 h
Built against its castle, the medieval city has preserved magnificent 15th-century timber-framed houses. Its narrow streets (pedestrian area) intertwine around the city and take you in turn: Passage du Doyenné from the 13th c, Notre-Dame square with its Gothic church, framed by superb 18th c houses, rue de la Fontaine with its 16th c mansions, Saint-Pierre district with its 15th c half-timbered houses, well restored and tightened around the 12th c Saint-Pierre church.

Montluçon Secret

Duration: 1h30
Go to discover Montluçon through anecdotes about street names, its illustrious characters, its unusual places…
An invitation to walk in the heart of Montluçon, over time, beliefs and the evolution of the districts. Unusual or historical street names and memories of personalities born in the city will no longer have any secrets for you.

Tronçais, a forest of exception®

Duration: 2 h 30
The Tronçais oak is world-renowned for its quality.
Forty or so trees, several times a century old, watch over the massif that covers more than 10,500 hectares, its ponds, springs and alleys.
In 2018, the Chênaie Prestige is awarded the Forêt d’Exception® label.
Through a geographical, historical, administrative and economic presentation, you will travel through this forest (by bus and 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.

Hérisson, Petite cité de caractère®

Duration: 2 h
Situated on a rocky spur, the remains of the ancient and powerful fortress of the Dukes of Bourbon of Hérisson dominate the Aumance River. You then stroll through the alleys and alleys of the city, discovering the jewels of the 14th and 15th centuries.

Optional (access by bus): Guided tour of the church of St. Pierre de Châteloy (Cl. M.H.), a Romanesque site that dominates the tourist route of the Val d’Aumance.

Schools Destination

Trained in creating and conducting tours for young audiences, our guides offer different formulas in line with your needs: so-called “classic” tours, adapted to schoolchildren, as well as “educational” tours, specially designed to make the student appreciate the heritage in a different way, making the student the actor of his visit. We are at your disposal to advise you and establish together the program that suits you best.

Practical information and reservations:
Our visits are offered all year round according to the availability of the guides.
Fee: Fixed price of 60€ per visit (25 children per visit).