Annot tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The small village of Annot is most unusual, being built around great boulders in the heart of the village

Annot is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Annot. For detailed visitor information see the Annot travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Annot in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Castellane at 18 km and Gorges du Verdon at 24 km.

Annot, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction east)

The narrow medieval streets and the citadel on the hill above the...

See Entrevaux guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

The small town of Castellane has a pleasant historic centre and is...

See Castellane guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

These gorges in northern Provence are one of the most impressive scenic...

See Gorges du Verdon guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort de Savoie...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Var department

More than 1000 metres above sea-level, it is no surprise that the...

See Bargeme guide


at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Var department

Trigance is a charming small village and castle to the east of...

See Trigance guide


at 30 km (direction south), in the Var department

The elevated position of Mons, at 800 metres altitude, means the views...

See Mons guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

A visit to the small town of Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne might be combined with...

See Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south), in the Var department

The village of Seillans is a perched village in the Pays de...

See Seillans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Gourdon is practically the archetypal Provencal village, unmissable by you and by...

See Gourdon guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of Digne-les-Bains...

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 38 km (direction south), in the Var department

Fayence itself is a pleasant, unspoiled small town and well placed to...

See Fayence guide


at 38 km (direction south), in the Var department

The small village of Tourrettes is one of several perched villages in...

See Tourrettes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

The setting of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie below steep cliffs and the lively historic centre...

See Moustiers guide

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Markets in and near Annot

Market days in Annot: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Annot: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (18km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (18km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (33km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (38km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Annot, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (53km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (35km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (36km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (38km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Castillon (14km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (14km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (16km)
  • Lac d'Allos (30km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (33km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (36km)
  • Col d'Allos (38km)
  • Source - Verdon (41km)
  • Col de la Bonette (42km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (44km)
  • Clue de Barles (45km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (45km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (55km)

Geography and distances

Annot is in the south-east of France at 38 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Annot is 637 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Annot

Canton: Annot

Arrondissement: Castellane

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Annot

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 637 km

from Calais: 857 km

from Nice: 56 km

from Bordeaux: 584 km

from Strasbourg: 520 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Nice or Marseille airport. Driving is also possible - by car from Calais the drive takes about 11 hours. For driving distances to Annot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Braux and Le Fugeret.

This page in French: Visiter Annot


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