Abries tourism and travel guide

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Visit Abries: highlights and tourist information

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Abries is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 72 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Abries is 570 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Briancon at 26 km and Mont-Dauphin at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Abries, 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 Abries in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Hautes-Alpes

Map of places to visit near Abries

Markets in and near Abries

Market days in Abries: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Abries: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (27km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (29km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (35km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (44km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (44km)

More information about Abries, Provence

Tourist attractions near Abries, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Vallee de la Claree (28km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (10km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Viso (18km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Abries

Canton: Aiguilles

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Abries

from Gap (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 570 km

from Calais: 782 km

from Nice: 124 km

from Bordeaux: 592 km

from Strasbourg: 426 km

Getting here

Abries 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 Abries from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiguilles and Ristolas.

This page in French: Visiter Abries