La Rochette travel guide
Visit La Rochette: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Gap at 7 km from La Rochette
Location: La Rochette is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department (Provence region) in the south-east of France at 7 km from Gap, the department capital. (General information: La Rochette is 555 km from Paris and 776 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near La Rochette: these include Gap at 7 km and Lake Serre-Poncon at 18 km. Domaine de Charance is a listed remarkable garden at 8 km and Poligny is a listed town of art and history at 14 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near La Rochette, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to La Rochette
Lake Serre-Poncon 18km
Valgaudemar Valley 25km
Ecrins National Park 40km
Note that all distances from La Rochette shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
La Rochette holidays and travel
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Markets near La Rochette
- Gap: market every Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
- Chorges: market every Sunday (11km)
- Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market every Thursday - seasonal market only - (12km)
- Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market every Monday (12km)
- Montclar: market every Sunday - seasonal market only - (26km)
- Embrun: market every Wednesday - seasonal market only - (26km)
- Embrun: market every Saturday (26km)
- Veynes: market every Thursday (27km)
- Seyne: market every Tuesday & Friday (31km)
- Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market every Wednesday - seasonal market only - (37km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Rochette and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the La Rochette map below.
Heritage Site Mont-Dauphin place forte (Vauban fortifications) (38km); Briancon fortifications (Vauban fortifications) (52km)
National Monument Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (38km)
Recommended Detour L'Argentiere-la-Bessee (39km)
Remarkable Garden Domaine de Charance (8km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Briancon (51km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Lac de Serre-Poncon (18km); Col d'Allos (48km)
Town Of Art And History Poligny (14km); Briancon (51km)
Map of places to visit near La Rochette & Location Information
Distance to La Rochette
from Gap (local prefecture): 7 km
from Paris: 555 km
from Calais: 776 km
from Nice: 133 km
from Bordeaux: 532 km
from Strasbourg: 460 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Hautes-Alpes is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into Nice, Lyon or Grenoble airports. By car from the UK allow about 10 hours for the journey from Calais to here. For driving distances to La Rochette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez La Rochette