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Chorges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chorges in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Lake Serre-Poncon at 7 km from Chorges

Visit Chorges: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Serre-Poncon at 7 km and Gap at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac de...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Gap guide


at 17 km (direction east)

The historic centre of Embrun is usually visited at...

See Embrun guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Barcelonnette has an attractive town centre, and also a good...

See Barcelonnette guide


at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de l'Ubaye...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide


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

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


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

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

See Sisteron guide


Ski resort at 49 km (direction north-east)

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

See Briancon guide


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

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chorges


Markets in and near Chorges

Market days in Chorges: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Chorges: market Sunday (0km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (16km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (22km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (32km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (34km)

More information about Chorges, Provence

Tourist attractions near Chorges, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (18km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (7km)
  • Source - Verdon (33km)
  • Clue de Barles (35km)
  • Col d'Allos (37km)
  • Col de la Bonette (48km)
  • Lac d'Allos (49km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (49km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (25km)

Geography and distances

Chorges is in the south-east of France at 16 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Chorges is 565 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chorges

Canton: Chorges

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chorges

from Gap (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 565 km

from Calais: 785 km

from Nice: 123 km

from Bordeaux: 543 km

from Strasbourg: 463 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 Chorges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montgardin and Prunieres.

This page in French: Visiter Chorges

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