Beynes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beynes in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Digne-les-Bains at 11 km from Beynes

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Digne-les-Bains at 11 km and Moustiers at 16 km.

Beynes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction )

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Moustiers guide


at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Riez guide


at 24 km (direction south), in the Var department

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

See Aiguines guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Gorges du Verdon guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Valensole guide


at 26 km (direction south-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


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Lurs guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Castellane guide


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

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

See Bauduen guide


at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Var department

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

See Trigance guide


at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sisteron guide


at 36 km (direction west)

Forcalquier is a pleasant Luberon town with several interesting historic monuments...

See Forcalquier guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

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Markets in and near Beynes

  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (16km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (20km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (20km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (26km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (28km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Beynes, Provence

Tourist attractions near Beynes, France

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

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) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (37km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (25km)
  • Clue de Barles (27km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (28km)
  • Lac de Castillon (28km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (30km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (35km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (36km)
  • Lac de Quinson (36km)
  • Source - Verdon (45km)
  • Col d'Allos (45km)
  • Lac d'Allos (47km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (49km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (49km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (51km)

Geography and distances

Beynes is in the south-east of France at 11 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Beynes is 617 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beynes

Canton: Mézel

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Beynes

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 617 km

from Calais: 840 km

from Nice: 90 km

from Bordeaux: 548 km

from Strasbourg: 524 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 Beynes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauredon, Estoublon, Le Chaffaut-Saint-Jurson and Mezel.

This page in French: Visiter Beynes