Byeonsan is situated about 130 miles (209 kilometers) south of the national capital Seoul.
Byeonsan is surrounded by interesting villages, towns and cities all waiting to be experienced. Osikto, is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southwest, and Gunsan sits 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southwest.
While you are staying in Byeonsan, why not experience Jeonju. Approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the east, this regional transport and shopping hub is home to Jeonju Historical Museum, Gyeonggijeon and Pungnammun Gate. Jeonju National Museum, Jeonju World Cup Stadium (Jeonju Castle) and Jeonju Stadium are some more interesting attractions worth visiting for those who have time left.
The area around Byeonsan is home to some significant shrines, guaranteed to inspire believers and non-believers alike. Travelers in North Jeolla often head to the region's open-air museums and gardens.
Those who prefer getting off the main tourist trail will love the area's city walking tours.
For many people, enjoying a new place is as much about food as it is about taking photos of tourist attractions so be sure to explore the food and drinks here. There are many special dishes in this area. Check out jeonju bibimbap (sautéed vegetables on rice) or hongeohoe chomuchim (spicy and sour stingray). To finish your local experience, be sure to try sanja (fried rice cake).
The handiest major airport, Gwangju International Airport, is situated in Gwangju, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southeast of Byeonsan, which is handy to remember when booking your vacation.