Braux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Braux in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Annot at 3 km from Braux

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Annot at 3 km and Entrevaux at 10 km.

Braux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Annot guide


at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Entrevaux guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Castellane guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gorges du Verdon guide


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

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

See Bargeme guide


at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Var department

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

See Trigance guide


at 33 km (direction south), in the Var department

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

See Mons guide
Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park

National Parc at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The National Park of Mercantour, in the Alps near the Italian border, includes the...

See Mercantour National Park 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 the many...

See Gourdon guide


at 38 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 a trip...

See Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

An attractive village with ruins of a castle and fortified walls, and surrounded by...

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south), in the Var department

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

See Seillans guide

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Markets in and near Braux

  • Annot: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (16km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (22km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (34km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (40km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (41km)

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Tourist attractions near Braux, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (53km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (33km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (35km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (39km)
  • 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 (18km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (18km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (20km)
  • Lac d'Allos (28km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (31km)
  • Col d'Allos (36km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (37km)
  • Col de la Bonette (39km)
  • Source - Verdon (39km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (43km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (44km)
  • Clue de Barles (45km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (48km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (54km)

Geography and distances

Braux is in the south-east of France at 39 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Braux is 636 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Braux

Canton: Annot

Arrondissement: Castellane

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Braux

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 636 km

from Calais: 855 km

from Nice: 55 km

from Bordeaux: 585 km

from Strasbourg: 518 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 Braux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annot, Castellet-les-Sausses, Le Fugeret and Meailles.

This page in French: Visiter Braux