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Bessonies tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Maurs at 12 km from Bessonies

Visit Bessonies: highlights and tourist information

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Bessonies is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Maurs at 12 km and Marcoles at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bessonies, 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 Bessonies in Occitanie.

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



at 12 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cantal department

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered...

See Maurs guide


at 16 km (direction east), in the Cantal department

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th century and...

See Marcoles guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cantal department

In Laroquebrou you can see the Cere river below the...

See Laroquebrou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-west)

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most...

See Cardaillac guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France,...

See Mourjou guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the highlights...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden...

See Saint-Cere guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets...

See Figeac guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

Close to the scenic Route des Cretes', Aurillac lacks...

See Aurillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is...

See Capdenac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west)

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore,...

See Autoire guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cantal department

On the banks of the Lot river the small village of...

See Vieillevie guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

Both the unspoiled nature of the village and the beautiful views make...

See Loubressac guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Castelnau-Loubressac is an imposing medieval castle built in...

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bessonies


Markets in and near Bessonies

  • Maurs: market Thursday (12km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (24km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (33km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (33km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (36km)

More information about Bessonies, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Bessonies, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (24km)
  • Assier Chateau (26km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (49km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (32km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (33km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (51km)
  • Puy Griou (53km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (54km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (59km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (42km)

Geography and distances

Bessonies is in the south of France at 69 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Bessonies is 450 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bessonies

Canton: Latronquière

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46210

Distance to Bessonies

from Cahors (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 450 km

from Calais: 683 km

from Nice: 426 km

from Bordeaux: 215 km

from Strasbourg: 598 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Labastide-du-Haut-Mont, Latronquiere, Lauresses, Parlan, Roumegoux, Rouziers and Saint-Julien-de-Toursac.

This page in French: Visiter Bessonies

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