Bessan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Agde at 7 km from Bessan

Visit Bessan: highlights and tourist information

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Bessan is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bessan in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Agde at 7 km and Marseillan at 8 km.

Bessan, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction south-east)

Agde is a very pleasant, unspoiled town a few kilometres from the...

See Agde guide


at 8 km (direction east)

Marseillan is one of the liveliest harbour towns on the Etng de...

See Marseillan guide


at 11 km (direction east)

The wide range of architecture and its unspoiled character make Pezenas one...

See Pezenas guide
Cap d'Agde

Cap d'Agde

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

The resort at Cap d'Agde is one of the liveliest on the...

See Cap d'Agde guide
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Etang de Thau

Etang de Thau

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

The large lagoon of the Etang de Thau has several interesting small...

See Etang de Thau guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

The harbour is the centre of activity in the fishing village of...

See Meze guide


at 17 km (direction west)

Beziers is a lively, thriving town with a good number of interesting...

See Beziers guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

Take a stroll around the town of Loupian, then visit the 1st...

See Loupian guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

No visit to Bouzigues, on the Etang de Thau, would be complete...

See Bouzigues guide


at 23 km (direction east)

Sete is a very active harbour town on the Etang de Thu...

See Sete guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

Balaruc-le-Vieux is a small village on the Etang-de-Thau and near Balaruc-le-Bains, a...

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

Villeneuvette is a pretty small village, interesting because it was originally built...

See Villeneuvette guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

The Cirque de Moureze is one of the loveliest scenic spectacles in...

See Cirque de Moureze guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

Clermont-l'Herault is a pleasant place to take a break if you are...

See Clermont-l'Herault guide

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Markets in and near Bessan

Market days in Bessan: weekly market: Tuesday & Sunday;

  • Bessan: market Tuesday & Sunday (0km)
  • Agde: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Agde: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (7km)
  • Marseillan: market Monday & Wednesday & Friday & Saturday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Marseillan: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Portiragnes: market Every day except Thursday & Saturday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (11km)
  • Serignan: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (15km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (20km)
  • Sete: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (23km)

More information about Bessan, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Bessan, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (48km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (12km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (17km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Bessan is in the south of France at 46 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Bessan is 616 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bessan

Canton: Agde

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34550

Distance to Bessan

from Montpellier (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 616 km

from Calais: 852 km

from Nice: 312 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 670 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agde, Florensac, Montblanc, Saint-Thibery and Vias.

This page in French: Visiter Bessan


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