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Ceillac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ceillac in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Mont-Dauphin at 12 km from Ceillac

Visit Ceillac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Dauphin at 12 km and L'Argentiere-la-Bessee at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 12 km (direction west)

The fortified mountain town of Briancon, one of the highest towns in...

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

The silver mines in L'Argentiere la Bessée, very active in the 19th...

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Embrun guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 28 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de l'Ubaye is one...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide


Ski resort at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

The town of Briancon is best known for its extensive Vauban fortifications,...

See Briancon guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Barcelonnette has an attractive town centre, and also a good number of...

See Barcelonnette guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

Serre-Chevalier is an extensive alpine ski region, based around Briancon and incorporating...

See Serre Chevalier guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed to explore the...

See Nevache guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic National Park...

See Ecrins National Park guide


at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural highlughts in...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction north-west)

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ceillac


Markets in and near Ceillac

  • Guillestre: market Monday (10km)
  • Abries: market Wednesday (19km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (22km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (26km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (30km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

Hotels near Ceillac

More information about Ceillac, Provence

Tourist attractions near Ceillac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (12km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (9km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Viso (23km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (37km)
  • Col de la Bonette (38km)
  • Source - Verdon (42km)
  • Col d'Allos (43km)
  • La Meije (53km)

Geography and distances

Ceillac is in the south-east of France at 56 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Ceillac is 575 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ceillac

Canton: Guillestre

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ceillac

from Gap (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 575 km

from Calais: 789 km

from Nice: 114 km

from Bordeaux: 580 km

from Strasbourg: 442 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 Ceillac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter Ceillac

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