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Barcillonnette tourism and travel guide

Photo of Barcillonnette in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Gap at 19 km from Barcillonnette

Visit Barcillonnette: highlights and tourist information

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Barcillonnette is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 19 km and Sisteron at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 19 km (direction north-east)

Not a major tourist destination, in Gap we suggest you take...

See Gap guide


at 27 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 35 km (direction east)

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac de Serre-Poncon...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 36 km (direction east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


Church at 42 km (direction east), in the Isere department

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but...

See Mens guide


at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 48 km (direction north-east)

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

The historic centre of Embrun is usually visited at the same time...

See Embrun guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields,...

See Sault guide

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

Map of places to visit near Barcillonnette


Markets in and near Barcillonnette

  • Veynes: market Thursday (13km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (15km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (17km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (30km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (31km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (34km)

More information about Barcillonnette, Provence

Tourist attractions near Barcillonnette, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (30km)

Geography and distances

Barcillonnette is in the south-east of France at 19 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Barcillonnette is 562 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barcillonnette

Canton: Barcillonnette

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Barcillonnette

from Gap (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 562 km

from Calais: 785 km

from Nice: 135 km

from Bordeaux: 516 km

from Strasbourg: 482 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Esparron, Lardier-et-Valenca, Monetier-Allemont, Sigoyer and Vitrolles.

This page in French: Visiter Barcillonnette

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