Trip suggestions

Discover the suggestions for a half-day visit or plan to stay in Moulins for several days, profit from this opportunity to vary you stay.

The CNCS is a real cultural site where you may visit an exhibition, see a film, shows and concerts, attend a conference, stroll around the military parade ground, have lunch, drink a coffee,…
Here you will find itinerary suggestions for a day’s visit that you may consult online before coming to the museum.

Staying as a group in Moulins in the Allier

All inclusive stays with transport by coach or train from numerous towns in France

  • An all-inclusive day at the CNCS: Included in the program, a visit of the Nureyev Collection or the historical quarter of Moulins, followed by lunch in the cafe-restaurant of the CNCS. In the afternoon, a guided visit of the temporary exposition, then a stroll around the different areas followed by a gourmet break (hot drink served with a selection of mini-desserts).

Prices depending on the town of departure and the size of the group: from 40 € / person.

  • 2 days in Moulins: Included in the program, on day 1, discovery of the CNCS and its exhibitions with lunch in the cafe-restaurant of the CNCS and a gourmet break during the afternoon which will be followed by dinner in one of the best restaurants in Moulins. On day 2, the morning can be spent having a spa treatment in the Hôtel de Paris or visiting the historical quarter of the town. Lunch in a remarkable restaurant in the town. Visit of the Mantin town house.

- Prices according to the town of departure, hotel chosen, 2nd day options and the size of the group: from 120 € / person.

Suggestion for spending a weekend in Moulins in the Allier

Suggestions for stays

An all-inclusive weekend in Moulins from 209 € per person

Day 1

7h - Transfer by coach from the center of Paris
12h – Lunch in the cafe-restaurant decorated by Christian Lacroix (local specialty menu).
14h30 – Guided visit of the temporary exhibition
Guided visits every day except Sunday – Duration 90 minutes
Slide show visit on Sundays – Duration 90 minutes
16h – Unguided visit of the Nureyev Collection
Discovery of the personal collection of the dancer and choreographer – Duration 1 hour 15 minutes
Spare time to visit the book and souvenir shop
17h30 – Transfer to the 3-star hotel Le Chalet in Coulandon
Dinner and night in the hotel.
20h57 – Arrivée à la Gare de Paris Bercy

Day 2

09h – Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to Moulins
Coach transfer to the historical quarter of Moulins for a guided visit including the Triptych of the Master of Moulins. Spare time.
12h – Lunch at the Grand Café
The Grand Café, a cafe-restaurant located right in the heart of the town is one of the most beautiful in France – listed in the inventory of Historical Monuments it has kept its Art-Deco style decoration from 1899.
14h30 Visit of the Mantin town house and the Anne-de-Beaujeu museum.
Mantin town house: built between 1893 and 1897, on part of the ruins of the Bourbons Ducal Palace, this picturesque building houses the collection of its owner, Louis Mantin, erudite and art collector.
Anne-de-Beaujeu Museum: the museum is housed in the Renaissance Pavilion built by Anne de France and Pierre de Beaujeu around 1500. Discover the collections of the museum in addition to a temporary exhibition.
Group split into two if necessary for alternating visits.
16h30 Transfer from Moulins to Paris
Free time for dinner on the trip back.
22h Arrival in Paris