Balsieges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Balsieges in Lozere

Photo is of Mende at 5 km from Balsieges

Visit Balsieges: highlights and tourist information

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Balsieges is situated in the Lozere 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 Balsieges in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mende at 5 km and Sainte-Enimie at 13 km.

Balsieges, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction north-east)

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself has a cathedral...

See Mende guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

Sainte-Enimie is the most extensive, and perhaps the most interesting, of the pretty villages...

See Sainte-Enimie guide
Cevennes National Park

Cevennes National Park

National Parc at 14 km (direction south-east), in the Gard department

The varied landscapes of the Cevennes National Park are famous as the setting for...

See Cevennes National Park guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic monuments to discover...

See Marvejols guide


at 16 km (direction south)

The tiny village of Castelbouc, in the Gorges du Tarn, is very lovely and...

See Castelbouc guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

The small but very pretty village of Montbrun is at the eastern end of...

See Montbrun guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

Saint-Chely-du-Tarn is in an idyllic spot within the western part of the Gorges du...

See Saint-Chely-du-Tarn guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

Both the surrounding scenery and the town centre of Florac make it a very...

See Florac guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 25 km (direction south-west)

The cliffs and deep wooded slopes of the Gorges du Tarn make it one...

See Gorges du Tarn guide
Le Pont de Montvert

Le Pont de Montvert

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

The village of Le Pont-de-Montvert is one of the prettiest villages in the Cevennes...

See Le Pont de Montvert guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

The Loups de Gevaudan park is a chance to see wolves living in semi-liberty...

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 30 km (direction north-west)

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when you are...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 34 km (direction south)

The small rivers that meet in the centre of the town and the lively...

See Meyrueis guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The highlights here in Severac-le-Chateau include the castle and the ancient vaulted passages in...

See Severac-le-Chateau guide

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Map of places to visit near Balsieges


Markets in and near Balsieges

  • Mende: market Saturday all day (5km)
  • Sainte-Enimie: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Ispagnac: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Bagnols-les-Bains: market Thursday (17km)
  • Le Pont du Montvert: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (35km)
  • Villefort: market Thursday (38km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (39km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (42km)

More information about Balsieges, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Balsieges, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • St Chely d'Aubrac pont des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Lozère (23km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (30km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (31km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (36km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (40km)
  • Mont Aigoual (41km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Balsieges is in the south of France at 5 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Balsieges is 494 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Balsieges

Canton: Mende-Sud

Arrondissement: Mende

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 48000

Distance to Balsieges

from Mende (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 494 km

from Calais: 729 km

from Nice: 316 km

from Bordeaux: 321 km

from Strasbourg: 562 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barjac, Brenoux, Mende and Saint-Bauzile.

This page in French: Visiter Balsieges