Charles VII and famous historical personalities associated with him have endowed this ancient city with a sense of royalty.
The Town Gate, Notre Dame Collegiate Church, the Castle and other historical edifices built between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries are all witness to its long history.
The city is also a popular destination on the famous Jacques Coeur route.
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Castle Charles VII
Located in the heart of the city, this castle is named after King Charles VII, who in the fifteenth century settled in the "royal city" of Mehun-sur-Yèvre making the castle one of his favorite places to stay.
Collegiate church of Notre-Dame
In the Berry there are about 70 Romanesque edifices among which The Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame is included. Built in the early eleventh (...)
In the thirteenth century Mehun-sur-Yèvre experienced a profound transformation since the fortification wall surrounding the castle and church (...)