Les Bessons tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aumont Aubrac at 6 km from Les Bessons

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Les Bessons is situated in the Lozere 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 Les Bessons in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aumont Aubrac at 6 km and Marvejols at 25 km.

Les Bessons, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 25 km (direction south)

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic monuments to...

See Marvejols guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cantal department

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting sights...

See Saint-Flour guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for the...

See Laguiole guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself has...

See Mende guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will find lots of...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual church, is...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

The Loups de Gevaudan park is a chance to see wolves living...

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

Sainte-Enimie is the most extensive, and perhaps the most interesting, of the...

See Sainte-Enimie guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely bridge over the...

See Espalion guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

Saint-Chely-du-Tarn is in an idyllic spot within the western part of the...

See Saint-Chely-du-Tarn guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes make Pradelles...

See Pradelles guide
Cevennes National Park

Cevennes National Park

National Parc at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Gard department

The varied landscapes of the Cevennes National Park are famous as the...

See Cevennes National Park guide


at 51 km (direction south-south-east)

The tiny village of Castelbouc, in the Gorges du Tarn, is very...

See Castelbouc guide

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Markets in and near Les Bessons

  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (4km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (21km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Mende: market Saturday all day (34km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (39km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (41km)
  • Bagnols-les-Bains: market Thursday (44km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (48km)
  • Ispagnac: market Tuesday & Saturday (50km)

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Tourist attractions near Les Bessons, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (62km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Déroc (20km)
  • Mont Mouchet (24km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (45km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (50km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (54km)
  • Mont Lozère (55km)
  • Puy Griou (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (18km)

Geography and distances

Les Bessons is in the south of France at 34 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Les Bessons is 459 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Bessons

Canton: Saint-Chély-d'Apcher

Arrondissement: Mende

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 48200

Distance to Les Bessons

from Mende (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 459 km

from Calais: 695 km

from Nice: 341 km

from Bordeaux: 302 km

from Strasbourg: 545 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aumont-Aubrac, Fau-de-Peyre, La Fage-Saint-Julien, Rimeize and Saint-Chely-d'Apcher.

This page in French: Visiter Les Bessons