Beard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beard in Nievre

Photo is of Apremont-sur-Allier at 19 km from Beard

Visit Beard: highlights and tourist information

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Beard is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Beard in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Apremont-sur-Allier at 19 km and Nevers at 20 km.

Beard, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us to the...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 20 km (direction north-west)

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide


at 33 km (direction south), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that is the most...

See Moulins guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of the Dukes of...

See Souvigny guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 42 km (direction north-west)

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other monastery buildings...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 52 km (direction north-east)

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey among its...

See Corbigny guide


at 61 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the Aumance river...

See Herisson guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Beard


Markets in and near Beard

  • Decize: market Friday (11km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (11km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (25km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (33km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (37km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (45km)

More information about Beard, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Beard, France

What to do at Beard? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Beard.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (37km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (19km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (19km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (22km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (34km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (46km)

Geography and distances

Beard is in the eastern-center of France at 19 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Beard is 233 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beard

Canton: Machine

Arrondissement: Nevers

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58160

Distance to Beard

from Nevers (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 233 km

from Calais: 467 km

from Nice: 467 km

from Bordeaux: 377 km

from Strasbourg: 382 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port, operhaps Calais or Dunkirk at about 5 - 6 hours. For driving distances to Beard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avril-sur-Loire, Druy-Parigny, Fleury-sur-Loire, Luthenay-Uxeloup, Saint-Ouen-sur-Loire and Sougy-sur-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Beard