Sancerre's wine-growing hillsides, glades and groves, cereal plains of the Berry Champagne, but also hills, woods and ponds, make up the landscapes of the Cher. In the heart of Berry, the Cher allows you, while driving along the historic Jacques-Coeur road, to discover elegant castles, palaces and monuments, but also to discover Bourges and its famous cathedral. Depending on your various requirements and your needs, HomeCamper has various hosts in store for you that are going to be able to make you enjoy your stay like never before. Lovers of vanlife, roadtrips, and outdoor camping will be delighted!
Saint Amand Montrond, located on the banks of the Berry canal, is to be visited, especially for its church St Hilaire d'Orval 18th century or its city of gold where many exhibitions on precious metal take place. Apremont sur Allier is a beautiful village in which the walks are very pleasant with the landscape made up of many groves. The castle of Apremont sur Allier is part of the village's heritage. The floral park that surrounds it is exceptional: there are many references to different countries, notably with its pagoda bridge and its Turkish pavilion. Finally, the horse-drawn carriage museum remains a must see in Apremont sur Allier. Furthermore, Sancerre is a medieval village worth a visit. It is very easy to visit the village thanks to its Ariadne's thread: it is about 28 points placed in Sancerre, like landmarks, which only have to be followed. The Fiefs tower, the Saint Jean tower or the Sancerre house to discover the world of wine are the points of interest. Bourges is the capital of the Cher. Its Gothic cathedral Saint-Etienne has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The cathedral is impressive for its towers (including the Butter Tower and the Deaf Tower) or for its stained glass windows. Bourges also has many museums, including the Musée du Berry (museum of folk traditions), the Musée des arts décoratifs, the Musée de la résistance and the Musée d'histoire naturelle. While visiting Bourges, the palace with its Gothic architecture by Jacques Cœur or the gardens of the Bishopric are worth seeing.
As for the historical heritage, the Gallo-Roman site of Drevant, as well as the castles of Blancafort, La Verrerie and Ainay le Vieil are particularly interesting.
As for green tourism, the Berry Canal offers many walks along the water or on land.
With its warm oceanic climate, the Cber is a pleasant department to visit during the monts of June, July, August and September. As it knows a lot of rainfall, choose your travel dates for this area carefully!
Whether you own a caravan, a motorhome, or a van, get ready for a roadtrip filled with unique camping and sightseeing experiences!