Chauffayer tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 8 km from Chauffayer

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Chauffayer 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 Chauffayer in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 8 km and Valgaudemar Valley at 16 km.

Chauffayer, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Church at 8 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

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

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

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Mens guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gap guide
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Ski resort at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular Alpine...

See Deux-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Grave guide


at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau de Vizille and...

See Vizille guide


at 44 km (direction east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Embrun guide


at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


Ski resort at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Briancon guide

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Map of places to visit near Chauffayer


Markets in and near Chauffayer

  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (9km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (29km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (31km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (33km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (34km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (39km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (40km)

More information about Chauffayer, Provence

Tourist attractions near Chauffayer, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (20km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (40km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • La Meije (37km)
  • Mont Aiguille (37km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (38km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (38km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (40km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (7km)

Geography and distances

Chauffayer is in the south-east of France at 22 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Chauffayer is 534 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chauffayer

Canton: Saint-Firmin

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chauffayer

from Gap (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 534 km

from Calais: 755 km

from Nice: 154 km

from Bordeaux: 520 km

from Strasbourg: 446 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 Chauffayer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aspres-les-Corps, Beaufin, La Motte-en-Champsaur, Le Glaizil, Les Costes, Saint-Eusebe-en-Champsaur, Saint-Firmin and Saint-Jacques-en-Valgodemard.

This page in French: Visiter Chauffayer


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