Besayes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Besayes in Drome

Photo is of Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère at 9 km from Besayes

Visit Besayes: highlights and tourist information

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Besayes is situated in the Drome department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Besayes in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère at 9 km and Romans-sur-Isere at 9 km.

Besayes, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval artworks...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to the large...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


at 15 km (direction west)

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a great deal...

See Valence guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates and the...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the Eden Parc...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs above the river gorge,...

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex, is listed...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

The castle keep and its views are the most unmissable highlight when you visit...

See Crest guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a fantastic creation...

See Palais Ideal guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-west)

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts and it really is one...

See Mirmande guide


at 44 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your visit to...

See Desaignes guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

Privas is not a major destination but a visit is leasant when you are...

See Privas guide
Le Poet-Laval

Le Poet-Laval

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south)

The cobbled streets of ancient Le Poet-Laval are pedestrianized, which adds further to the...

See Le Poet-Laval guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

The small castle and pretty gardens add further to the charm of the small...

See Puygiron guide

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Markets in and near Besayes

  • Chabeuil: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Bourg-les-Valence: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Valence: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Guilherand-Granges: market Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Peray: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (19km)
  • Portes-les-Valence: market Thursday (20km)
  • Etoile-sur-Rhone: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Tain-l'Hermitage: market Saturday (22km)

More information about Besayes, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Besayes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (15km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (14km)
  • Parc Jouvet (15km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (28km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (29km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (30km)
  • Mont Aiguille (40km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (5km)
  • Saint-Gervais (41km)

Geography and distances

Besayes is in the south-east of France at 15 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Besayes is 480 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Besayes

Canton: Bourg-de-Péage

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26300

Distance to Besayes

from Valence (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 480 km

from Calais: 707 km

from Nice: 224 km

from Bordeaux: 446 km

from Strasbourg: 451 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alixan, Barbieres, Charpey, Chatuzange-le-Goubet, Marches, Montelier, Peyrus, Rochefort-Samson and Saint-Vincent-la-Commanderie.

This page in French: Visiter Besayes