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Ygrande tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ygrande in Allier

Photo is of Souvigny at 18 km from Ygrande

Visit Ygrande: highlights and tourist information

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Ygrande is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Souvigny at 18 km and Herisson at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ygrande, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ygrande in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 18 km (direction east)

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the...

See Souvigny guide


at 19 km (direction west)

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of...

See Herisson guide


at 29 km (direction east)

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral...

See Moulins guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have...

See Montlucon guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating,...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre'...

See Charroux guide


at 46 km (direction west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most...

See Culan guide


at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments...

See Nevers guide


at 60 km (direction south-east)

The spa town of Vichy is best known for...

See Vichy guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Allier

Map of places to visit near Ygrande


Markets in and near Ygrande

  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (9km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (20km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (34km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (36km)

More information about Ygrande, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Ygrande, France

What to do at Ygrande? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ygrande.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (43km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (45km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (27km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (40km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (20km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (39km)

Geography and distances

Ygrande is in the south of France at 29 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Ygrande is 260 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ygrande

Canton: Bourbon-l'Archambault

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ygrande

from Moulins (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 260 km

from Calais: 495 km

from Nice: 464 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 424 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ygrande from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Aubin-le-Monial.

This page in French: Visiter Ygrande

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