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TownYzeureMoulins at 1.8 km (4 min)
Insee code03321Avermes at 5 km (11 min)
Postcode03400Neuvy at 6.5 km (13 min)
Latitude46.5663140Bressolles at 7.3 km (12 min)
Longitude3.3547750Toulon-sur-Allier at 8.1 km (10 min)
AltitudeFrom 217 to 278 metersCoulandon at 9 km (14 min)
Surface43.24 km²Gennetines at 10.7 km (13 min)
Population13542 inhabitantsChemilly at 11.3 km (14 min)
Density313 inhabitants/km²Lusigny at 11.7 km (11 min)
National labelMontilly at 12.3 km (16 min)
Chief townMoulins (at 1.6 km, 2 min)Trévol at 12.4 km (13 min)
DepartmentAllierMontbeugny at 12.9 km (13 min)
RegionAuvergneSearch another town


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  • Origin and History:
  • Its origin is lost in the time of the first Gauls. Iciodorum derived from the name of Yzeure has two possible translations: itio is a person's name, and Dorum personifies a small village town of Itius. Icio, itio, Iccio is an adjective Gallic related to water, and the door is Dorum within the meaning of the passage: the Gauls spoke of "water pass" when we say "running water".
  • The occupation of the site is attested by the presence of several villages and Gallo-Roman potters active pharmacies 1st and 3rd century. The town is growing convergence Arvernian territories, and Bituriges Aedui, Gallic notions. The Carolingian period provides installation Count of Autun. Sites Bourbon strengthen and expand their territory in the 13th century. The Dukes of Bourbon establish a century later their capital in Moulins, in the territories of Yzeure parishes: Saint-Pierre and Saint-Bonnet, parishes primitive to the revolution ...
  • At the beginning of the 10th century, the city is a rural community with many vineyards and a large craft-tile brickworks. Bordering the chief town of the department, the town became during the second half of the 10th century, a major city with the emergence of lots of craft and industrial areas and some major prefectural and county.
  • Location: The fifth largest city of the department of its population, Yzeure covers 4324 ha. Sologne Bourbonnaise in the heart of France, is Yzeure 1:30 Clermont-Ferrand, 2h30 from Lyon and 3h30 from Paris.
  • Dynamic: Many services, activities and events are offered to Yzeuriens. Every Wednesday morning, merchants offer their products on the site Jules Ferry.
  • Green City: It has many parks and gardens offering peace, freshness and pleasure to Yzeuriens who like to let live.
  • Twin: Be open to others and diversify its trade. Yzeure is twinned with Bendorf Germany Gherla Kafountine Senegal and Romania.
  • Associations: Active and developed, it energizes the city and contributes to the creation of major events.


  • Heritage:
  • Romanesque church Saint-Pierre, Place Jules Ferry: It dates back to the 9th century and was transformed over the centuries. The ornamentation of the façade of the 12th is remarkable. The portal has Burgundian influence capitals decorated with motifs Antique world monsters and corbels decorated fantastic. In the nave and aisles, 32 capitals are carved 12th foliage and plants. This monument contains unique furniture such as bench work of corporations, many of the statues ranked fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries pulpit dating from 1623. Open house every weekday from 8h to 12h and from 14h to 17h. Guided tours are available Monday to Friday, 9am to 11.30am and from 13h30 to 17h on request only the cultural department +33 4 70 48 53 80 or culture@ville-yzeure.com
  • Castle Panloup, street Cladets: Elegant mansion with 18th century towers turrets stand gracefully on the trees in the park that surrounds it. The door to the chapel is surmounted by a lintel saddleback 12th or 13th century representing the Paschal Lamb. The castle belongs to the polychrome brick city and serves exhibition spaces and childcare for home entertainment. The exterior can be visited freely.
  • Château de Bellevue, rue Emile Guillaumin or rue Aristide Briand: On top of a hill, it offers, as its name suggests, a nice view of the pool Moulinois. This imposing edifice built between 1881 and 1882 was originally a private school run by the Jesuits. Hospital during the First World War, it became the property of the department of Allier in 1946 and hosts for many administrations.
  • The Park, 225 RD: It was originally a simple country house. It was bought by the Duchess Anne de Beaujeu (1461-1522), daughter of King Louis XI, wife of the Duke of Bourbon and Pierre second regent of the Kingdom of France from 1483 to 1491, in order to rest. She is often after the death of her husband in 1503. This is where she was celebrating the marriage of his daughter Suzanne with the constable de Bourbon, Charles de Montpensier third. In this period, it remains a big round tower, owned by the city of Bagnolet which made a camp.
  • Parks and gardens:
  • Forest Park: Forest Park is accessible to the public. You can explore the forest Vesvres the Ozières pine forest, the forest of poplar and Planchards Champvallier belonging to the municipality.
  • Domain Vesvres, RN7 - exit 47: 71 acres of meadows, woods and ponds, where you can walk, bike or horse.
  • The Ozières, departmental road 12: The peaceful setting of 28 acres invited to float on a pedal boat or take a nap. Most athletes can spend beach volleyball or running. Free swim and water games in the month of June. Discover the fauna and flora through Ozières guide produced by the members of CMEJ 1998-1999.
  • Working Champvallier, departmental road 12: A field of 13 hectares which allows fishermen equipped with the federal license to indulge in their favorite pastime. Fishing charts daily or annual retreat to the town hall.
  • Pond of Davids, located in the continuity of the field Vesvres: 12 acres with a pond, very representative of those of the Sologne Bourbonnaise, and wet meadows. Dedicated to the observation of fauna and flora.
  • Gardens of the Danube Street Bergeron-Vebret: 8 hectares on which different topics are broken down according to the season: rose, iris collection, English garden, herb garden, etc..
  • Grillet Park, near the church of Saint-Pierre: A park of 3.6 hectares or successive ponds fed by springs.
  • Green Saint-Exupéry, boulevard Saint-Exupéry: 3.3 hectares.
  • Parks and Gardens city:
  • Castle Park Panloup, street Cladets: Large 9 hectares, it offers games for children, picnic areas and pools. His paths surrounded by hedges, meadows and woodland walks allow bucolic. This is the starting point of the trail "Yzeure 2000."
  • Laussedat Park Avenue Emile Zola: 1.6 hectare of greenery with many trees.
  • Bellecroix Park Street Bellecroix: 1.7 hectares, near the center of the Infancy "Escalette."
  • Gardens to Prévert, du Plessis area: 8 hectares of land to cultivate, sow, harvest to meet, give, exchange ... The gardens Prévert, is all that ... and more ... Established by the Solidarity and Green Spaces department of the city, the gardens are open to Prévert Yzeuriens all, young and old, retirees, apprentice gardeners or professional associations, schools ... Do not hesitate to come and meet the gardeners who live this place throughout the year, the seasons ... and why not join them. Facilitators gardens Prévert offer courses for adult beginners. All areas are covered: sizes, grafts, massive, window ... Anyone interested in a formula internship can contact the gardens Prévert +33 6 61 90 66 54.
  • Tours walks:
  • Path "Yzeure 2000" 14 km, Castle Panloup the forest through the Vesvres Ozières.
  • Millennium Trail: fun and interactive, it allows the discovery of the fauna and flora of Val Vesvres.
  • Several marked trails, trails of 2 to 10 km or ATV 10-40 km.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Moulins-sur-Allier
MonumentsChurch Saint-Pierre
Performance hallsStadium of Bellevue
Natural sitesWood of Pommai


  • January:
  • Horizon concert music.
  • February:
  • National Dance Competition organized by Dance Time.
  • Planet Manga.
  • The 30 hours of archery.
  • March:
  • Sell-off of the urban community.
  • Caravan organized by the literary pre-texts.
  • Tour 4 cantons.
  • Oh girls, oh girls.
  • April:
  • Monday Easter Bunny organized by the Twinning Committee Yzeure-Bendorf.
  • May:
  • Festival younger audience Seeds May organized by APAYB.
  • Grand prize of the city of Yzeure of bocce.
  • National Women's Football Tournament U19.
  • June:
  • Souffle du Plessis.
  • National alley.
  • The Danubian of Yzeure.
  • Nocturne Bataillots.
  • Cultural Season summer.
  • July:
  • Day Ozières.
  • A youth was 100%.
  • Cultural Season summer.
  • December:
  • Christmas market organized by the Twinning Committee Yzeure-Bendorf.
  • Winter Tennis Tournament.
  • Northern Corrida.
  • The scene Yzeurespace has been awarded the Regional Scene Auvergne. Recognition of the quality of programming companies and professional artists who have produced Yzeure. This label rewards the "major action in the field of creation, dissemination and raising public awareness."

For more information on cultural events in the city of Yzeure, you can contact +33 4 70 48 53 87.


Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Well-being massage at a relaxation centreWellbeingFrom 30 € to 55 €Montilly (7.7 km)
Puppets of the world exhibitionCulture and education5 €Monétay-sur-Allier (21 km)

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