Aiguilles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Aiguilles: highlights and tourist information

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Aiguilles is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 67 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Aiguilles is 569 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Briancon at 22 km and Mont-Dauphin at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aiguilles, 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 Aiguilles 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 Aiguilles

Markets in and near Aiguilles

  • Abries: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (22km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (23km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (24km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (31km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (39km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (47km)

More information about Aiguilles, Provence

Tourist attractions near Aiguilles, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Vallee de la Claree (26km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (6km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Viso (20km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (50km)
  • La Meije (51km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (57km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aiguilles

Canton: Aiguilles

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Aiguilles

from Gap (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 569 km

from Calais: 781 km

from Nice: 124 km

from Bordeaux: 587 km

from Strasbourg: 428 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abries, Chateau-Ville-Vieille and Molines-en-Queyras.

This page in French: Visiter Aiguilles