Castellane tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castellane in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Visit Castellane: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The small town of Castellane has a pleasant historic centre and is dominated by the cliff and chapel of the Roc

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Castellane. For detailed visitor information see the Castellane travel guide.

Castellane is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 35 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Castellane is 642 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Trigance at 11 km and Bargeme at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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

Map of places to visit near Castellane

Markets in and near Castellane

Market days in Castellane: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Castellane: market Saturday (0km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (23km)
  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (32km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (33km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)

More information about Castellane, Provence

Tourist attractions near Castellane, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Castellane.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (38km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (42km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (43km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Barrage de Chaudanne (2km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (4km)
  • Lac de Castillon (4km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (28km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (32km)
  • Lac de Quinson (42km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (46km)
  • Lac d'Allos (46km)
  • Clue de Barles (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Castellane

Canton: Castellane

Arrondissement: Castellane

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Castellane

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 642 km

from Calais: 864 km

from Nice: 63 km

from Bordeaux: 574 km

from Strasbourg: 535 km

Getting here

Castellane is in the south-east of France. 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 Castellane from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Demandolx and La Garde.

This page in French: Visiter Castellane