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Bassan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bassan in Herault

Photo is of Beziers at 8 km from Bassan

Visit Bassan: highlights and tourist information

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Bassan is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beziers at 8 km and Pezenas at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bassan, 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 Bassan in Occitanie.

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



at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

Beziers is a lively, thriving town with a good number of...

See Beziers guide


at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

The wide range of architecture and its unspoiled character...

See Pezenas guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

Agde is a very pleasant, unspoiled town a few...

See Agde guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean...

See Roquebrun guide


at 23 km (direction east)

Marseillan is one of the liveliest harbour towns on...

See Marseillan guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

The Cirque de Moureze is one of the loveliest scenic...

See Cirque de Moureze guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

Villeneuvette is a pretty small village, interesting because it was originally...

See Villeneuvette guide
Cap d'Agde

Cap d'Agde

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south-east)

The resort at Cap d'Agde is one of the liveliest...

See Cap d'Agde guide


at 25 km (direction west)

The busy village of Saint-Chinian in the Minerves is...

See Saint-Chinian guide
Etang de Thau

Etang de Thau

at 28 km (direction east)

The large lagoon of the Etang de Thau has several interesting...

See Etang de Thau guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

Clermont-l'Herault is a pleasant place to take a break if you are...

See Clermont-l'Herault guide


at 28 km (direction east)

The harbour is the centre of activity in the fishing village...

See Meze guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

The Lac-du-Salagou is a popular leisure lake with a...

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide


at 29 km (direction east)

Take a stroll around the town of Loupian, then...

See Loupian guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Herault

Map of places to visit near Bassan


Markets in and near Bassan

  • Portiragnes: market Every day except Thursday & Saturday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Bessan: market Tuesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Serignan: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (15km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (20km)
  • Agde: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Agde: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (22km)
  • Marseillan: market Monday & Wednesday & Friday & Saturday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Marseillan: market Tuesday (23km)

More information about Bassan, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Bassan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (4km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (9km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Bassan is in the south of France at 55 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Bassan is 609 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bassan

Canton: Béziers 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34290

Distance to Bassan

from Montpellier (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 609 km

from Calais: 845 km

from Nice: 325 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 671 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abeilhan, Boujan-sur-Libron, Corneilhan, Coulobres, Espondeilhan, Lieuran-les-Beziers, Pailhes, Puimisson, Puissalicon and Servian.

This page in French: Visiter Bassan

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