Orcieres travel guide
Visit Orcieres: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Valgaudemar Valley at 18 km from Orcieres
Location: Orcieres is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department (Provence region) in the south-east of France at 24 km from Gap, the department capital. (General information: Orcieres is 554 km from Paris and 772 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Orcieres: these include Valgaudemar Valley at 18 km and Lake Serre-Poncon at 19 km. Lac de Serre-Poncon is a listed site of natural beauty at 19 km and Poligny is a listed town of art and history at 22 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 Orcieres, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Orcieres
Valgaudemar Valley 18km
Lake Serre-Poncon 19km
Ecrins National Park 27km
Serre Chevalier 41km
Vallee de l'Ubaye 44km
Note that all distances from Orcieres shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Orcieres holidays and travel
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Markets near Orcieres
- Chorges: market every Sunday (16km)
- Embrun: market every Wednesday - seasonal market only - (19km)
- Embrun: market every Saturday (19km)
- Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market every Thursday - seasonal market only - (20km)
- Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market every Monday (20km)
- Vallouise: market every Thursday (22km)
- L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market every Friday (22km)
- Gap: market every Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
- Guillestre: market every Monday (26km)
- Montclar: market every Sunday - seasonal market only - (32km)
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 Orcieres and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Orcieres map below.
Grand Site Of France Vallee de la Claree (42km)
Heritage Site Mont-Dauphin place forte (Vauban fortifications) (24km); Briancon fortifications (Vauban fortifications) (36km)
National Monument Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (24km)
Recommended Detour L'Argentiere-la-Bessee (22km)
Remarkable Garden Domaine de Charance (25km); Jardin alpin du Lautaret (40km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Briancon (35km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Lac de Serre-Poncon (19km); La Meije (36km); Col de la Bonette (55km)
Town Of Art And History Poligny (22km); Briancon (35km)
Map of places to visit near Orcieres & Location Information
Distance to Orcieres
from Gap (local prefecture): 24 km
from Paris: 554 km
from Calais: 772 km
from Nice: 133 km
from Bordeaux: 545 km
from Strasbourg: 447 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 1 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Orcieres): Champoleon.
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 Orcieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Orcieres