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Claret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Claret in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Sisteron at 20 km from Claret

Visit Claret: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 20 km and Gap at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Sisteron guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Gap guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Lurs guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Embrun guide


Church at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mane guide


at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but...

See Mens guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 53 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault...

See Sault guide

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

Map of places to visit near Claret


Markets in and near Claret

  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (12km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (20km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (21km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (32km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (32km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (36km)

More information about Claret, Provence

Tourist attractions near Claret, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (36km)

Geography and distances

Claret is in the south-east of France at 38 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Claret is 569 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Claret

Canton: Motte-du-Caire

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Claret

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 569 km

from Calais: 793 km

from Nice: 129 km

from Bordeaux: 519 km

from Strasbourg: 488 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 Claret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Motte-du-Caire, La Saulce, Melve, Monetier-Allemont, Sigoyer, Theze and Ventavon.

This page in French: Visiter Claret

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