Balma tourism and travel guide

Photo of Balma in Haute-Garonne

Photo is of Toulouse at 4 km from Balma

Visit Balma: highlights and tourist information

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Balma is situated in the Haute-Garonne department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Balma in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Toulouse at 4 km and Lavaur at 28 km.

Balma, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction west)

Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the most impressive cities in...

See Toulouse guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Tarn department

Lavaur is a pretty red brick town in the Tarn department of France...

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at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Tarn department

Giroussens is a pretty village and home to a ceramic centre and lovely garden...

See Giroussens guide
The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Tarn department

The Jardins des Martels is a beautiful garden and mini-farm near Toulouse....

See The Jardin des Martels guide


at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Tarn department

Lisle-sur-Tarn is a pretty village on the banks of the Tarn river....

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at 41 km (direction south-west)

Ransacked as a cathar town in the 12th century, Carbonne was rebuilt as a...

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La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if you are...

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at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of the biggest...

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at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Tarn department

The historic centre of Gaillac and its riverside position make Gaillac a very enjoyable...

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at 46 km (direction south-west)

The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval red-brick buildings make Rieux-Volvestre an...

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Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Tarn department

We particularly enjoyed the walk around the ramaparts in Puycelsi, one of the 'most...

See Puycelsi guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Tarn department

The central square of Castelnau-de-Montmiral with its medieval buildings, and the views from its...

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at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The pink houses and ancient arcades ensure that the Place Nationale in Montauban is...

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at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and is the...

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Map of places to visit near Balma


Markets in and near Balma

  • Toulouse: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (4km)
  • Saint-Orens-de-Gameville: market Saturday (7km)
  • Ramonville-Saint-Agne: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Blagnac: market Saturday (9km)
  • Castanet-Tolosan: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Tournefeuille: market Sunday (13km)
  • Colomiers: market Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Verfeil: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Cugnaux: market Saturday (15km)
  • Plaisance-du-Touch: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)

More information about Balma, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Balma, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (4km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (4km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (20km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (24km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Larra (26km)
  • Jardin des Martels (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Bouconne (22km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Balma is in the south of France at 4 kilometres from Toulouse, the department capital (general information: Balma is 587 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Balma

Canton: Toulouse 8e Canton

Arrondissement: Toulouse

Department: Haute-Garonne

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 31130

Distance to Balma

from Toulouse (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 587 km

from Calais: 817 km

from Nice: 464 km

from Bordeaux: 214 km

from Strasbourg: 733 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaupuy, Canal du Midi, Flourens, Mondouzil, Montrabe, Pin-Balma, Quint-Fonsegrives and Toulouse.

This page in French: Visiter Balma