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Historic town, a medieval city, founded at the end of the 12th century by the hospitaliers knights, Bourganeuf is rich in listed buidlings to discover as you wander in the alleyways, including the famous Zizim and Lastic towers.

City of light, it is the 1st electrically powered town of France by long range transport.

You can listent to the tale of the town’s history with free or guided visits.

●     The Zizim tower

●     A treasure hunt “ on the knight’s footsteps” : dressed as a knight or a princess, serach for the prince Zizim’s little monkey, Turki who stole the knight’s treasure.

●     Medieval evening at the Medieval City : for 2 hours on torches light, relive the history of Bourganeuf.



Nearby natural sites :

  • The Epagne forest,
  • The Verger’s gorges,
  • The Augerolles and Jarrauds cascades
  • Mazure heaths and pitboges….

Southwest Creuse Tourist Office