Bayet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bayet: highlights and tourist information

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Bayet is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the south of France at 35 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Bayet is 298 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 7 km and Charroux at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bayet, 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 Bayet in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Bayet

Markets in and near Bayet

  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (13km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (18km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (18km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (19km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (20km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (20km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Bayet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Bayet, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bayet.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (4km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (38km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (27km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (25km)
  • Foret de Troncais (60km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bayet

Canton: Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule

Arrondissement: Moulins

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Bayet

from Moulins (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 298 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 423 km

from Bordeaux: 338 km

from Strasbourg: 425 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barberier, Cesset, Chareil-Cintrat, Etroussat, Fourilles, Montord, Saint-Didier-la-Foret and Ussel-d'Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Bayet