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Chateaufort tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chateaufort in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Sisteron at 11 km from Chateaufort

Visit Chateaufort: highlights and tourist information

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Chateaufort is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 11 km and Digne-les-Bains at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sisteron guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval...

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Gap guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lurs guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mane guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 49 km (direction south)

Valensole is surrounded by lavender fields, and the lavender...

See Valensole guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 50 km (direction east)

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Embrun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

The setting of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie below steep cliffs and the...

See Moustiers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chateaufort


Markets in and near Chateaufort

  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (16km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (21km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (27km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (30km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Chateaufort, Provence

Tourist attractions near Chateaufort, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (42km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Clue de Barles (20km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (38km)
  • Source - Verdon (43km)
  • Colorado Provencal (58km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (61km)
  • Lac de Castillon (61km)

Geography and distances

Chateaufort is in the south-east of France at 27 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Chateaufort is 581 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateaufort

Canton: Motte-du-Caire

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chateaufort

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 581 km

from Calais: 805 km

from Nice: 119 km

from Bordeaux: 526 km

from Strasbourg: 497 km

Getting here

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 Chateaufort from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clamensane, Nibles, Saint-Geniez, Sigoyer, Valavoire, Valernes and Vaumeilh.

This page in French: Visiter Chateaufort

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