Champoleon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Champoleon: highlights and tourist information

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Champoleon is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 23 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Champoleon is 548 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Valgaudemar Valley at 12 km and Gap at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Champoleon, 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 Champoleon 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 Hautes-Alpes

Map of places to visit near Champoleon

Markets in and near Champoleon

  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (15km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (19km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (23km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (25km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (25km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (31km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (35km)

More information about Champoleon, Provence

Tourist attractions near Champoleon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Vallee de la Claree (43km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (23km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (37km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (24km)
  • La Meije (32km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (45km)
  • Source - Verdon (50km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (52km)
  • Col de la Bonette (62km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (17km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Champoleon

Canton: Orcières

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Champoleon

from Gap (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 548 km

from Calais: 766 km

from Nice: 139 km

from Bordeaux: 540 km

from Strasbourg: 444 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Orcieres and Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas.

This page in French: Visiter Champoleon