Bessins tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bessins: highlights and tourist information

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Bessins is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Bessins is 462 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 5 km and Pont-en-Royans at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bessins, 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 Bessins in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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Map of places to visit near Bessins

Markets in and near Bessins

  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (16km)
  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (21km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse: market Monday (24km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Bessins, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Bessins, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (34km)
  • Chartreuse (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (34km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (37km)
  • Parc Jouvet (42km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (18km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (20km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (21km)
  • Mont Jalla (36km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (46km)
  • Mont Aiguille (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (17km)
  • Montelier (35km)
  • Nances (60km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bessins

Canton: Saint-Marcellin

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38160

Distance to Bessins

from Grenoble (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 462 km

from Calais: 687 km

from Nice: 231 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 421 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chasselay, Chevrieres, Dionay, Murinais, Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye, Saint-Appolinard, Saint-Marcellin, Saint-Sauveur, Saint-Verand and Varacieux.

This page in French: Visiter Bessins