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Chanousse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chanousse in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Montbrun-les-Bains at 26 km from Chanousse

Visit Chanousse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montbrun-les-Bains at 26 km and Sisteron at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village in...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide


at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault is...

See Sault guide


at 39 km (direction west), in the Drome department

The cobbled paths, vaulted passages and ancient arches entice you to further...

See Aubres guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

Not a major tourist destination, in Gap we suggest you take a...

See Gap guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Drome department

The lively lower town and the narrow streets around the castle in...

See Nyons guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just one of the...

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Lurs guide


at 47 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

After a stroll around the historic village of Oppedette you can visit...

See Oppedette guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The citadel above the village is the principal monument in the small...

See Mane guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 47 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Gorges d'Oppedette are picturesque gorges in provence, accessible by several hiking...

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman remains and...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching views...

See Le Barroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chanousse


Markets in and near Chanousse

  • Serres: market Saturday (9km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (14km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (24km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (26km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (33km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (35km)

Hotels near Chanousse

More information about Chanousse, Provence

Tourist attractions near Chanousse, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (40km)
  • Jarditrain (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Nesque (43km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (49km)

Geography and distances

Chanousse is in the south-east of France at 41 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Chanousse is 560 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chanousse

Canton: Rosans

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chanousse

from Gap (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 560 km

from Calais: 786 km

from Nice: 148 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 497 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 Chanousse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Etoile-Saint-Cyrice, Montjay, Orpierre, Trescleoux and Villebois-les-Pins.

This page in French: Visiter Chanousse

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