Banassac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Banassac in Lozere

Photo is of Les loups du Gevaudan at 9 km from Banassac

Visit Banassac: highlights and tourist information

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Banassac 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 Banassac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les loups du Gevaudan at 9 km and Gorges du Tarn at 13 km.

Banassac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gorges du Tarn guide


at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Marvejols guide


at 16 km (direction 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


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Chely-du-Tarn guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Enimie guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west), in the Aveyron department

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will find lots of scenic highlights...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Castelbouc guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mende guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montbrun guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 27 km (direction south)

Less dramatic and less well known than the Gorges du Tarn north of here,...

See Gorges de la Jonte guide
Cevennes National Park

Cevennes National Park

National Parc at 28 km (direction east), in the Gard department

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

See Cevennes National Park guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aveyron department

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual church, is listed among...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide

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Map of places to visit near Banassac


Markets in and near Banassac

  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (16km)
  • Sainte-Enimie: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Mende: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Ispagnac: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (36km)
  • Bagnols-les-Bains: market Thursday (38km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (39km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (41km)

More information about Banassac, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Banassac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Déroc (26km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (27km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (35km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (36km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (39km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (41km)
  • Mont Lozère (43km)
  • Mont Aigoual (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Banassac is in the south of France at 26 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Banassac is 496 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Banassac

Canton: Canourgue

Arrondissement: Mende

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 48500

Distance to Banassac

from Mende (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 496 km

from Calais: 731 km

from Nice: 335 km

from Bordeaux: 302 km

from Strasbourg: 578 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canilhac, La Canourgue, La Tieule, Saint-Germain-du-Teil, Saint-Pierre-de-Nogaret and Saint-Saturnin.

This page in French: Visiter Banassac