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Chateau-Ville-Vieille tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chateau-Ville-Vieille in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Mont-Dauphin at 18 km from Chateau-Ville-Vieille

Visit Chateau-Ville-Vieille: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Dauphin at 18 km and L'Argentiere-la-Bessee at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chateau-Ville-Vieille, 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 Chateau-Ville-Vieille in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


Ski resort at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Briancon guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Serre Chevalier guide


at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Nevache guide


at 33 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 39 km (direction south-south-west), 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
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 39 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 44 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
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 48 km (direction 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 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Grave guide


at 58 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

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

Map of places to visit near Chateau-Ville-Vieille


Markets in and near Chateau-Ville-Vieille

  • Abries: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (17km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (20km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (26km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (34km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (44km)

More information about Chateau-Ville-Vieille, Provence

Tourist attractions near Chateau-Ville-Vieille, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (5km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty


Geography and distances

Chateau-Ville-Vieille is in the south-east of France at 62 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Chateau-Ville-Vieille is 567 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateau-Ville-Vieille

Canton: Aiguilles

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chateau-Ville-Vieille

from Gap (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 567 km

from Calais: 780 km

from Nice: 124 km

from Bordeaux: 582 km

from Strasbourg: 431 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 Chateau-Ville-Vieille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiguilles, Arvieux and Molines-en-Queyras.

This page in French: Visiter Chateau-Ville-Vieille

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