Bully tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Thiers at 36 km from Bully

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Bully is situated in the Loire 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 Bully in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiers at 36 km and Semur-en-Brionnais at 38 km.

Bully, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 36 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the Chateau de...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the Livradois-Forez naturel...

See Olliergues guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez natural park...

See Courpiere guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), 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


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages in the...

See Oingt guide


at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Lapalisse guide


at 47 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to explore in...

See Bagnols guide


at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez has a...

See Ambert guide


at 47 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the Beaujolais wine...

See Theize guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed by Le...

See Eveux guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide


at 65 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not open to...

See Sauxillanges guide

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Markets in and near Bully

  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (18km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (21km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (22km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (31km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Bully, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (29km)
  • Saint-Galmier (45km)
  • Lapalisse (46km)
  • Ambert (47km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (38km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (46km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (46km)
  • Bois Noirs (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (61km)

Geography and distances

Bully is in the eastern-center of France at 62 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Bully is 349 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bully

Canton: Saint-Germain-Laval

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42260

Distance to Bully

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 349 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 357 km

from Bordeaux: 378 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amions, Cordelle, Cremeaux, Dance, Lure, Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire, Saint-Polgues and Villemontais.

This page in French: Visiter Bully