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Bassens tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chambery at 1 km from Bassens

Visit Bassens: highlights and tourist information

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Bassens is situated in the Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 1 km and Aix-les-Bains at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bassens, 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 Bassens in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Chambery

Chambery

at 1 km (direction south-west)

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very...

See Chambery guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns...

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Belley

Belley

at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of...

See Belley guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort...

See Les-7-Laux guide
 
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Talloires

Talloires

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages on the...

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

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

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village...

See Albertville guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The port area is among the highlights in this...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional...

See Lake Annecy guide
Valmorel

Valmorel

Ski resort at 42 km (direction east)

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm...

See Valmorel guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a great...

See Grenoble guide
Meribel

Meribel

Ski resort at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel is...

See Meribel guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

Beaufort is one of the smallest Alpine ski resorts, which...

See Beaufort guide

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Map of places to visit near Bassens

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Markets in and near Bassens

  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (2km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (17km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (22km)
  • Albens: market Friday (23km)

More information about Bassens, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Bassens, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (13km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (19km)
  • Chartreuse (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (10km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (25km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (13km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (36km)
  • Roc de Chere (36km)
  • Gorges du Fier (36km)
  • Mont Veyrier (40km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (44km)
  • Mont Jalla (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (11km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (13km)
  • Morestel (38km)
  • Saint-Gervais (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bassens is in the east of France at 2 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Bassens is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bassens

Canton: Saint-Alban-Leysse

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73000

Distance to Bassens

from Chambery (prefecture): 2 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 669 km

from Nice: 234 km

from Bordeaux: 517 km

from Strasbourg: 361 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barberaz, Barby, Challes-les-Eaux, Chambery, Cognin, Curienne, Jacob-Bellecombette, La Motte-Servolex, La Ravoire, Les Deserts, Montagnole, Saint-Alban-Leysse, Saint-Baldoph, Saint-Cassin, Saint-Jean-d'Arvey, Saint-Jeoire-Prieure, Sonnaz, Verel-Pragondran and Vimines.

This page in French: Visiter Bassens

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