Bessens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bessens in Tarn-et-Garonne

Photo is of Montauban at 18 km from Bessens

Visit Bessens: highlights and tourist information

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Bessens is situated in the Tarn-et-Garonne 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 Bessens in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montauban at 18 km and Beaumont-de-Lomagne at 21 km.

Bessens, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

The pink houses and ancient arcades ensure that the Place Nationale in Montauban is...

See Montauban guide


at 21 km (direction west)

The weekly market in Beaumont-de-Lomagne has been held in the same market hall, in...

See Beaumont-de-Lomagne guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

The castle and the arcaded buildings around the central square are among the places...

See Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

Moissac might go unnoticed except it has the 12th century Abbey Church of Saint-Pierre,...

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Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gers department

The ancient gateway and half-timbered houses bring a medieval feel to the village of...

See Sarrant guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

Your challenge in Le Pin is to get a good glimpse of the fairytale...

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at 32 km (direction north-east)

The focus in the small bastide town of Réalville is the main square, surrounded...

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at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the most impressive cities in...

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at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

Bardigues is a small village, very pleasant to stroll along the main street and...

See Bardigues guide


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

The lovely village of Auvillar has a very unusual round market hall in the...

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at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gers department

The most unique charateristic in the pretty village of Saint-Antoine are the painted walls...

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Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

The cobbled streets, numerous medieval buildings and the castle combine to make Bruniquel a...

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Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Tarn department

We particularly enjoyed the walk around the ramaparts in Puycelsi, one of the 'most...

See Puycelsi guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

Valence d'Agen has no important monuments but is an enjoyable unspoiled small town to...

See Valence-d'Agen guide

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Markets in and near Bessens

  • Verdun-sur-Garonne: market Friday (4km)
  • Grisolles: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Montech: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Fronton: market Thursday (12km)
  • Grenade: market Saturday (12km)
  • Launac: market Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Nauphary: market Sunday (17km)
  • Montauban: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (17km)
  • Villemur-sur-Tarn: market Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Beaumont-de-Lomagne: market Saturday (22km)

More information about Bessens, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Bessens, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Gramont Chateau (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin et parc du château de Larra (16km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (18km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (34km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (35km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (43km)
  • Jardin des Martels (44km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Bouconne (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (47km)

Geography and distances

Bessens is in the south-west of France at 17 kilometres from Montauban, the department capital (general information: Bessens is 559 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bessens

Canton: Grisolles

Arrondissement: Montauban

Department: Tarn-et-Garonne

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 82170

Distance to Bessens

from Montauban (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 559 km

from Calais: 787 km

from Nice: 483 km

from Bordeaux: 180 km

from Strasbourg: 723 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Campsas, Canals, Dieupentale, Finhan, Grisolles, Mas-Grenier, Monbequi, Montbartier, Savenes and Verdun-sur-Garonne.

This page in French: Visiter Bessens