Bessais-le-Fromental tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Herisson at 27 km from Bessais-le-Fromental

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Bessais-le-Fromental is situated in the Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bessais-le-Fromental in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 27 km and Apremont-sur-Allier at 30 km.

Bessais-le-Fromental, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the Aumance river...

See Herisson guide


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

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us to the...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the quiet Cher...

See Culan guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of the Dukes of...

See Souvigny guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 46 km (direction north-west)

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with remarkable stonework and impressive...

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have each contributed monuments...

See Montlucon guide


at 47 km (direction north-west)

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it also has a substantial medieval...

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 47 km (direction north-west)

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with impressive rooms and fireplaces in...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that is the most...

See Moulins guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 52 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nievre department

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other monastery buildings...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 61 km (direction north-west)

The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are among several sights of importance...

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a stroll when you...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide

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Markets in and near Bessais-le-Fromental

  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (14km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (21km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (29km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (37km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (39km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (41km)

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Tourist attractions near Bessais-le-Fromental, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (17km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (23km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral d'Apremont (28km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (30km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (37km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (43km)
  • Forgeneuve (43km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (47km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (12km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (19km)

Geography and distances

Bessais-le-Fromental is in the center of France at 47 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Bessais-le-Fromental is 237 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bessais-le-Fromental

Canton: Charenton-du-Cher

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18210

Distance to Bessais-le-Fromental

from Bourges (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 237 km

from Calais: 472 km

from Nice: 489 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 426 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Paris and rent a car or drive from one of the channel ports such as Caen or Le Havre, a drive af about 2-3 hours. For driving distances to Bessais-le-Fromental from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ainay-le-Chateau, Saint-Aignan-Des-Noyers, Valigny and Vernais.

This page in French: Visiter Bessais-le-Fromental