Beard tourism and travel guide

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Visit Beard: highlights and tourist information

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Beard is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 19 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Beard is 233 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Apremont-sur-Allier at 19 km and Nevers at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Beard, 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 Beard in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

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

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

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

Beard is in the eastern-center of France. 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