Practical information

How to come?

Train

With Intercités

  • INTERCITES train reinforced between Paris Austerlitz and Bourges for low prices
  • From 15 € to arrival and departure from Bourges . Limited offer !

More information http://intercites.voyages-sncf.com


On site

At La bulle de la Médiathèque

You are very welcome at the heart of Le Printemps de Bourges Crédit Mutuel festival where you will find all the useful information a festival-goer needs (accommodation, transportation, good tips as to where to go, help, etc.), cloakroom and baggage check, open stages registration office and most importantly, the Ticket Office.

Reception Area Opening Hours

  • Tuesday 02pm – 09pm
  • Wednesday to Saturday 11am - 09pm

Ticket office opening hours

  • Tuesday 2pm - 11pm
  • Wednesday & Thursday 11am – 11pm
  • Friday & Saturday 11am – 1.30am
  • Sunday 1pm – 5.00pm

Le Printemps de Bourges reserves the right to modify the closing times of the Ticket Office

Baggage check opening hours

  • Tuesday 2pm – 2am
  • Wednesday & Thursday 11am – 02am
  • Friday 11am – 03.30am
  • Saturday 11am – 05am
  • Sunday 1pm – 5.30pm

2€ / item


Restauration

You can find something to eat or drink in the alleys of the festival as well as in some venues: W, Palais d'Auron and 22 Est/Ouest. Many stand are waiting for you and offer a range of various meals.

The festival use only refundable plastic cup: 1 plastic cup = 1€. Don't forget to bring back your plastic cup to recover your 1€ guarantee.

Accomodation

In schools (with Ceméa)
bourges@cemeacentre.org // www.cemeacentre.org

Host family with "bed and coffee"
F.O.L. du Cher
Phone. +33 (0)2 48 48 01 05 - Mob. +33 (0)6 83 89 84 72 - Fax. +33 (0)2 48 48 01 09
culture@ligue18.org // www.ligue18.org

Hotel
Office de Tourisme de Bourges
Phone. +33 (0)2 48 23 02 60 // www.bourges-tourisme.com

Country lodge / bed and breakfast
Berry Province - Réservation au +33 (0)2 48 48 00 18
reservation@ad2t.fr - http://reservation.berryprovince.com

Campground
Phone. +33 (0)2 48 20 16 85 // camping@ville-bourges.fr

Transport

Bus

Department transportation / « Lignes 18 » take you to Le Printemps

Conseil Général du Cher (Departmental Council for Cher Department) will organise free shuttle buses for the whole length of Le Printemps de Bourges Crédit Mutuel so there will be additional routes to Lignes 18's existing departmental network.

Information: www.lignes18.fr // 0 800 10 18 18

Agglobus Network - Bourges Urban Transportation

During the festival week free city centre shuttle bus – Lines 1,2 5 > Get down at Auron (W and Palais d'Auron venues) and Europe (place Séraucourt) stops.

Agglobus will organise a free bus service so that festival-goers can return to the SNCF train station from Auron bus stop.

Information: Agglobus - Espace Nation - Phone. +33 (0)2 48 27 99 99 - www.agglobus.com

Cabs

You can call a cab in Bourges: +33 (0)2 48 24 5000

Accessibility for people with disabilities

Le Printemps de Bourges takes into consideration the needs of people with disabilities and takes all necessary measures to facilitate access to every stage and venue:

  • All venue entrances are wheelchair accessible
  • Ambulant disabled people have priority; a steward will usher them to the venue before the general public through a specially designed entrance (at least one hour before the beginning of the gig)
  • The two largest venues, the W and the Palais d'Auron, are equipped with raised platforms exclusively for people with disabilities
  • A new space is reserved in the stands this year the W venue to accommodate people who are not in wheelchairs, especially when the PMR platform full.
  • A significant number of parking spaces especially designed for people with reduced mobility have been created and signposted at numerous locations of the festival
  • Sanitary cell units for people with reduced mobility have been fitted in each prefabricated comfort station (W, Place Séraucourt, Rives d'Auron, 22 d'Auron etc.)

Les structures spécialisées qui souhaitent emmener un groupe de personnes à mobilité réduite à un ou plusieurs concerts sont priées d'envoyer, au moins deux semaines Specialized structures who wish to take a group of ambulant disabled people to the festival, please contact the Public Relations Service at least two weeks prior to the festival: tina.poulizac@printemps-bourges.com.

Children in concert venues

Persons who enter in a concert venue whatever their age must bring of their ticket.

For security reasons the concert venue access is not recommended to children less 3 years old even accompanied. The festival direction does not accept any responsibility for accidents, wounds or hearing risks that children could be exposed.