Chateauvieux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chateauvieux in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Gap at 9 km from Chateauvieux

Visit Chateauvieux: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chateauvieux in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 9 km and Lake Serre-Poncon at 24 km.

Chateauvieux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Gap guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


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

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Embrun guide


Church at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Isere department

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important pilgrimage destination...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring if you...

See Mens guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of Digne-les-Bains also merits...

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Barcelonnette guide


at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


at 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort de Savoie and fortified...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide

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Markets in and near Chateauvieux

  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (19km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (22km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (26km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (28km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Chateauvieux, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (10km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (24km)
  • Clue de Barles (32km)
  • Source - Verdon (43km)
  • Col d'Allos (48km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (52km)
  • Mont Aiguille (56km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (23km)

Geography and distances

Chateauvieux is in the south-east of France at 9 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Chateauvieux is 562 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateauvieux

Canton: Tallard

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chateauvieux

from Gap (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 562 km

from Calais: 784 km

from Nice: 130 km

from Bordeaux: 526 km

from Strasbourg: 474 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 Chateauvieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fouillouse, Jarjayes, La Freissinouse, Lardier-et-Valenca, Lettret, Neffes, Pelleautier, Piegut, Tallard, Valserres and Venterol.

This page in French: Visiter Chateauvieux