Barreme tourism and travel guide

Photo of Barreme in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Gorges du Verdon at 15 km from Barreme

Visit Barreme: highlights and tourist information

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Barreme 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 Barreme in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges du Verdon at 15 km and Castellane at 17 km.

Barreme, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gorges du Verdon guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Castellane guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Moustiers guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Var department

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

See Aiguines guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

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

See Trigance guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Annot guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Riez guide


at 28 km (direction south-west)

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France is a charming small resort on the west coast of the Lac...

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide


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

Bauduen is a pretty village with a beach on the shores of Lac de...

See Bauduen guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Var department

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

See Bargeme guide


at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

Valensole is surrounded by lavender fields, and the lavender industry is also seen in...

See Valensole guide

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Markets in and near Barreme

  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (17km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (17km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (32km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (33km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Barreme, Provence

Tourist attractions near Barreme, France

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

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 (33km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Castillon (16km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (16km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (18km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (26km)
  • Clue de Barles (33km)
  • Lac de Quinson (39km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (40km)
  • Lac d'Allos (41km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (42km)
  • Col d'Allos (42km)
  • Source - Verdon (43km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (45km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (48km)
  • Col de la Bonette (54km)

Geography and distances

Barreme is in the south-east of France at 19 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Barreme is 626 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barreme

Canton: Barrême

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Barreme

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 626 km

from Calais: 848 km

from Nice: 77 km

from Bordeaux: 560 km

from Strasbourg: 526 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 Barreme from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaudon-Norante, Saint-Jacques, Saint-Lions and Senez.

This page in French: Visiter Barreme