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Bassignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bassignac in Cantal

Photo is of Mauriac at 12 km from Bassignac

Visit Bassignac: highlights and tourist information

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Bassignac is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mauriac at 12 km and Chateau de Val at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bassignac, 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 Bassignac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 12 km (direction south-west)

The religious monuments such as the basilica and the monastery are the...

See Mauriac guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 16 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle...

See Chateau de Val guide


at 20 km (direction east)

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

Salers, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is very lovely...

See Salers guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal region at...

See Fontanges guide


at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant...

See Saint-Angel guide


at 25 km (direction south)

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle in...

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

The very picturesque village of Tournemire is overlooked by the Chateau...

See Tournemire guide


at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in...

See Meymac guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 32 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region...

See Parc des Volcans guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles...

See Tours de Merle guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the...

See La Bourboule guide
Correze (village)

Correze (village)

at 42 km (direction west), in the Correze department

Correze is a very small village but the historic quarter certainly merits...

See Correze (village) guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

In Laroquebrou you can see the Cere river below the village and...

See Laroquebrou guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bassignac


Markets in and near Bassignac

  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (27km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (40km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (43km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (44km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (46km)

More information about Bassignac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Bassignac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (54km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (13km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (13km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (27km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (33km)
  • Puy Griou (35km)
  • Puy de Sancy (39km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (40km)
  • Lac Pavin (42km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (43km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (44km)
  • Lac du Guery (46km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (14km)

Geography and distances

Bassignac is in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Bassignac is 394 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bassignac

Canton: Saignes

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15240

Distance to Bassignac

from Aurillac (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 394 km

from Calais: 628 km

from Nice: 425 km

from Bordeaux: 240 km

from Strasbourg: 544 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzers, Champagnac, Jaleyrac, Saignes, Sauvat, Serandon, Sourniac, Veyrieres and Ydes.

This page in French: Visiter Bassignac

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