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Curbans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Curbans in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Gap at 15 km from Curbans

Visit Curbans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 15 km and Lake Serre-Poncon at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 15 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Gap guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sisteron guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Embrun guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide


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

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

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

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


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

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

See Mens guide


at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Barcelonnette guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 54 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide

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

Map of places to visit near Curbans


Markets in and near Curbans

  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (21km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (21km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (23km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (26km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (28km)

More information about Curbans, Provence

Tourist attractions near Curbans, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (17km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (27km)
  • Clue de Barles (28km)
  • Source - Verdon (42km)
  • Col d'Allos (47km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (55km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (29km)

Geography and distances

Curbans is in the south-east of France at 40 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Curbans is 567 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Curbans

Canton: Motte-du-Caire

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Curbans

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 567 km

from Calais: 790 km

from Nice: 127 km

from Bordeaux: 525 km

from Strasbourg: 480 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 Curbans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Faucon-du-Caire, Fouillouse, La Saulce, Lardier-et-Valenca, Lettret, Sigoyer, Tallard and Venterol.

This page in French: Visiter Curbans

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