In the surroundings

Hyds is a small village situated in the center of France and Auvergne in the Allier department. ZONE BLEUE is located at the edge of the village with a view to the fields and hills and the Charolaise cows grassing at the neighbor fields. It's a beautiful countryside nature with the fields separated by natural hedges with plenty of opportunities to hike or cycle directly from ZONE BLEUE. Gorges de Chouvigny and La Sioule offer plenty of canoe-kayak opportunities.Heading North East towards Moulins (50km) which is a cozy city to visit the landscape is gently rolling hills while if you are heading South towards Puy de Dome (90km) and Clermont-Ferrand (80km) you will experience more challenging hills.

Puy de Dome is the first natural site in France to be included on the UNESCO World Heritage list, it's the main volcano of a total of 80 volcanos in the Chaine des Puys (a must see). Clermont-Ferrand just 10km from Puy de Dome is another fantastic city to visit and Clermont-Ferrand also has the closest major airport (CFE) with connections to many European cities.Heading South East, you will find the old Spa city Vichy (60km) that offers interesting architecture and history from the time of Napoleon.Herisson and Charroux both around 30km from ZONE BLEUE are two charming and popular villages classified as "les plus beaux villages de France".