Besset tourism and travel guide

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Visit Besset: highlights and tourist information

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Besset is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Besset is 644 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mirepoix at 3 km and Camon at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Besset, 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 Besset in Occitanie.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ariege

Map of places to visit near Besset

Markets in and near Besset

  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (3km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (21km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (23km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (27km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (28km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (31km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Besset, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Besset, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Besset.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (10km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (21km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (40km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (45km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Besset

Canton: Mirepoix

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Besset

from Foix (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 644 km

from Calais: 875 km

from Nice: 444 km

from Bordeaux: 275 km

from Strasbourg: 764 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coutens, Dun, La Bastide-de-Bousignac, Manses, Mirepoix, Rieucros, Saint-Julien-de-Gras-Capou, Saint-Quentin-la-Tour, Teilhet, Tourtrol, Troye-d'Ariege and Vivies.

This page in French: Visiter Besset