Bessens tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bessens: highlights and tourist information

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Bessens is situated in the Tarn-et-Garonne department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south-west of France at 17 kilometres from Montauban, the department capital (general information: Bessens is 559 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montauban at 18 km and Beaumont-de-Lomagne at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bessens, 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 Bessens in Occitanie.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Tarn-et-Garonne

Map of places to visit near Bessens

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

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

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