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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Cher

The town has two villages located approximately 3 km: Moulins-sur-Yèvre and Maubranche.

It is located on the outskirts of the town of Bourges, 12 kilometers from downtown.

Crossed by two major axes of communication: the RN 51 Poitiers-Avallon and the way station "Lyon - Nantes".

Geographical information

Latitude47.0837480 (N 47° 5’ 1”)
Longitude2.5167770 (E 2° 31’ 0”)
AltitudeFrom 132m to 172m
Surface area15.33 km²
Population800 inhabitants
Density52 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBourges (12 km, 19 min)
Insee code18158
IntercommunalityCC les Terroirs d'Angillon

Nearest cities & towns

Osmoy1.7 km (3 min)
Saint-Germain-du-Puy3.8 km (6 min)
Nohant-en-Goût6 km (7 min)
Sainte-Solange6.3 km (11 min)
Savigny-en-Septaine7.3 km (9 min)
Brécy11.5 km (11 min)
Bourges12.7 km (16 min)
Crosses12.8 km (15 min)
Saint-Doulchard12.8 km (19 min)
Farges-en-Septaine12.9 km (15 min)
Saint-Michel-de-Volangis13.2 km (15 min)
Fussy13.8 km (17 min)
Villabon14.1 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

The water mill town that existed in the 14th century.

The church under the patronage of St. Austrégesile cited in 1123 as an archive as part of the Sainte Chapelle of Bourges.

Maubranche is the historical site: beautiful castle and chapel buildings but they are private, not open to the public.

Events and festivities

Flea market in mid-June each year.

Christmas market in the second half of December.


Church Moulins-sur-Yèvre
Church Moulins-sur-Yèvre
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Vineyard discovery tour and tasting
Local flavours13 € to 40 € Sancerre (37 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Medieval town of Mennetou-sur-Cher
Village visitEasy2h00Mennetou-sur-Cher (53 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals