Tourism in ygrande

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureYGRANDE (03)

Ygrande is a French town located in the Allier department in the Auvergne region. It became famous after the writer Emile Guillaumin wrote several novels about Ygrande.

The Emile Guillaumin Museum


Emile Guillaumin lived and wrote his best seller 'La Vie d'un Simple' in Ygrande. The Emile Guillaumin Museum presents the author different activities such as his farmer lifestyle, his work as well as his union activist activities. There are footpaths starting from the museum and leading to the places that inspired the author.

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The Saint-Martin church


The saint -Martin church in Ygrande was built at the end of the 12th century and is made of the local sandstone. The roof is covered with round roof tiles and the magnificent tower bell is dating from the 14th century.

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