Dauphin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dauphin in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Mane at 5 km from Dauphin

Visit Dauphin: highlights and tourist information

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Dauphin is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence 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 Dauphin in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mane at 5 km and Manosque at 7 km.

Dauphin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mane guide


at 7 km (direction south)

Ensure that your trip to the bustling town of Manosque includes a...

See Manosque guide


at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lurs guide
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at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

After a stroll around the historic village of Oppedette you can visit...

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 16 km (direction west)

The Gorges d'Oppedette are picturesque gorges in provence, accessible by several hiking...

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

The small spa town of Gréoux-les-Bains is well situated to explore the...

See Greoux-les-Bains guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Valensole is surrounded by lavender fields, and the lavender industry is also...

See Valensole guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just one of the...

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

Your trip to the village of Riez should include the baptistery, 5th...

See Riez guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover a picturesque...

See Cucuron guide


at 31 km (direction west), in the Vaucluse department

Less touristy than many Provence towns, the highlight in Apt is the...

See Apt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make...

See Ansouis guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the ocean and...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide

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Map of places to visit near Dauphin


Markets in and near Dauphin

  • Forcalquier: market Monday (7km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (7km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (17km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (18km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (24km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Dauphin, Provence

Tourist attractions near Dauphin, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (41km)
  • Mont Ventoux (51km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (5km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (5km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (18km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (32km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (39km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Embouchure - Verdon (20km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (20km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (20km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (24km)
  • Colorado Provencal (24km)
  • Lac de Quinson (30km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (36km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (40km)
  • Gorges du Verdon (45km)
  • Clue de Barles (53km)

Geography and distances

Dauphin is in the south-east of France at 42 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Dauphin is 611 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dauphin

Canton: Forcalquier

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Dauphin

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 611 km

from Calais: 838 km

from Nice: 121 km

from Bordeaux: 516 km

from Strasbourg: 543 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 Dauphin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mane, Niozelles, Saint-Maime, Saint-Martin-les-Eaux, Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire and Volx.

This page in French: Visiter Dauphin


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