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Bas-en-Basset tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bas-en-Basset in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 22 km from Bas-en-Basset

Visit Bas-en-Basset: highlights and tourist information

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Bas-en-Basset is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 22 km and Saint-Etienne at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bas-en-Basset, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bas-en-Basset in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures,...

See Saint-Etienne guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 32 km (direction west)

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre...

See Allegre guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 34 km (direction south-west)

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional...

See Ambert guide


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

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are...

See Pelussin guide


at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the...

See Desaignes guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages...

See Malleval guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-south-west)

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of...

See Arlempdes guide


at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in...

See Olliergues guide


at 67 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village...

See Courpiere guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Loire

Map of places to visit near Bas-en-Basset


Markets in and near Bas-en-Basset

Market days in Bas-en-Basset: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Monistrol-sur-Loire: market Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon: market Sunday (9km)
  • Aurec-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Friday (11km)
  • Pont-Salomon: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Retournac: market Wednesday & (13km)
  • Saint-Didier-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (13km)
  • Grazac: market Sunday (14km)

More information about Bas-en-Basset, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Bas-en-Basset, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (28km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (16km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (32km)
  • Perdrix Crest (37km)
  • Oeillon Crest (40km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (44km)
  • Bois Noirs (45km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (46km)

Geography and distances

Bas-en-Basset is in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Bas-en-Basset is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bas-en-Basset

Canton: Bas-en-Basset

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43210

Distance to Bas-en-Basset

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 649 km

from Nice: 307 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 457 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bas-en-Basset from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauzac, Malvalette, Monistrol-sur-Loire and Valprivas.

This page in French: Visiter Bas-en-Basset

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