Archail tourism and travel guide

Photo of Archail in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Digne-les-Bains at 8 km from Archail

Visit Archail: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Digne-les-Bains at 8 km and Colmars-les-Alpes at 24 km.

Archail, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

In the mountain village of Seyne you can see various parts of...

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

The citadel is the main attraction in Sisteron, along with the dramatic...

See Sisteron guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Moustiers guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

The small village of Annot is most unusual, being built around great...

See Annot guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gorges du Verdon guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Castellane guide


at 39 km (direction south-west)

Your trip to the village of Riez should include the baptistery, 5th...

See Riez guide


at 39 km (direction north-east)

Barcelonnette has an attractive town centre, and also a good number of...

See Barcelonnette guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Var department

Aiguines is a small traditional Provencal village between the Lac de Sainte-Croix...

See Aiguines guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

The village of Lurs is small but has a great deal of...

See Lurs guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

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

See Trigance guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

The Lac de Sainte-Croix is a popular leisure lake with beaches near...

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide

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Map of places to visit near Archail


Markets in and near Archail

  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (26km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (30km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (32km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (32km)

More information about Archail, Provence

Tourist attractions near Archail, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Clue de Barles (14km)
  • Source - Verdon (28km)
  • Col d'Allos (28km)
  • Lac de Castillon (32km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (32km)
  • Lac d'Allos (32km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (35km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (36km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (42km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (44km)
  • Col de la Bonette (44km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (52km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (52km)

Geography and distances

Archail is in the south-east of France at 8 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Archail is 608 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Archail

Canton: Javie

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Archail

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 608 km

from Calais: 830 km

from Nice: 88 km

from Bordeaux: 554 km

from Strasbourg: 508 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 Archail from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Draix, La Javie, Le Brusquet, Marcoux and Tartonne.

This page in French: Visiter Archail


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