Palais Jacques Coeur in Bourges
Looking for an idea for a visit to Bourges?
We invite you to discover one of the city's emblematic monuments: the Palais Jacques Coeur! Take advantage of your stay at the Hotel Continental to discover it... It is located in the city centre of Bourges, a city of art and history, less than 35 minutes from our charming hotel in Vierzon.
One of the most sumptuous monuments of the 15th century!
Located just behind the Saint-Etienne cathedral, the Palais Jacques Coeur is often referred to as one of the most beautiful Gothic buildings in France. It was built between 1443 and 1451 (a feat at the time!) on the Gallo-Roman city walls.
Elegant architecture, rich and varied decoration
With an architecture inspired by the aristocracy, all the rooms in the building have fireplaces and an oven for washing. In a superb Gothic style, the visit of the place will allow you to discover many signs of wealth as well as quite ingenious techniques of interior decoration! Numerous references to the royal court can be found in the Palace, recalling the importance and role of Jacques Coeur in this family.
Practical information for your visit
Palais Jacques Coeur
10bis Rue Jacques Coeur
Dates and times:
Open every day from 9.30am to 12.15pm and from 2pm to 5.15pm