Billy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vichy at 12 km from Billy

Visit Billy: highlights and tourist information

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Billy is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Billy in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vichy at 12 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 13 km.

Billy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction south)

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water and as...

See Vichy guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a stroll when you...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 16 km (direction east)

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and its gardens are...

See Lapalisse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west)

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre' being a...

See Charroux guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its medieval castle...

See Chateldon guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moulins guide


at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souvigny guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical centre with...

See Thiers guide


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical importance to see...

See Riom guide


at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and later gothic...

See Mozac guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory of Anzy-le-Duc...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from Volvic, which...

See Volvic guide

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Markets in and near Billy

  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (3km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (12km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (12km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (24km)

More information about Billy, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Billy, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (37km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (40km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (25km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (34km)

Geography and distances

Billy is in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Billy is 302 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Billy

Canton: Varennes-sur-Allier

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Billy

from Moulins (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 302 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 413 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 417 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Crechy, Langy, Magnet, Marcenat, Saint-Felix, Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses, Saint-Remy-en-Rollat, Sanssat and Seuillet.

This page in French: Visiter Billy