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Bessamorel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bessamorel in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Le Puy-en-Velay at 18 km from Bessamorel

Visit Bessamorel: highlights and tourist information

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Bessamorel is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Puy-en-Velay at 18 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bessamorel, 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 Bessamorel in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and an...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the...

See Allegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the...

See Arlempdes guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the...

See Desaignes guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes make Pradelles...

See Pradelles guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Antraigues-sur-Volane is a small medieval perched village, with most activity...

See Antraigues-sur-Volane guide


at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Thueyts is more 'renovated' than many of the Ardeche...

See Thueyts guide


at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Smaller than many of the Ardeche villages, you will see an ancient...

See Meyras guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France,...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park...

See Ambert guide


at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

See Pelussin guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Loire

Map of places to visit near Bessamorel


Markets in and near Bessamorel

  • Rosieres: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Julien-Chapteuil: market Monday (10km)
  • Retournac: market Wednesday & (10km)
  • Grazac: market Sunday (10km)
  • Blavozy: market Sunday (11km)
  • Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon: market Sunday (12km)
  • Lapte: market Sunday (12km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (15km)
  • Brives-Charensac: market Friday (16km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (16km)

More information about Bessamorel, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Bessamorel, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (48km)
  • Pilat (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Beaume (25km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (33km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (33km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (40km)
  • Perdrix Crest (48km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (49km)
  • Oeillon Crest (51km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Bessamorel is in the southern-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Bessamorel is 436 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bessamorel

Canton: Yssingeaux

Arrondissement: Yssingeaux

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43200

Distance to Bessamorel

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 436 km

from Calais: 669 km

from Nice: 298 km

from Bordeaux: 368 km

from Strasbourg: 475 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Pertuis, Mezeres, Queyrieres, Saint-Hostien, Saint-Julien-du-Pinet and Yssingeaux.

This page in French: Visiter Bessamorel

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