Digne-les-Bains tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of Digne-les-Bains also merits exploration

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Digne-les-Bains. For detailed visitor information see the Digne-les-Bains travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Digne-les-Bains in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Moustiers at 27 km and Seyne-les-Alpes at 30 km.

Digne-les-Bains, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sisteron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south)

The setting of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie below steep cliffs and the lively historic centre...

See Moustiers guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lurs guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Riez guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 33 km (direction south-east)

These gorges in northern Provence are one of the most impressive scenic...

See Gorges du Verdon guide


at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Valensole guide


at 35 km (direction south), in the Var department

Aiguines is a small traditional Provencal village between the Lac de Sainte-Croix...

See Aiguines guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

The small town of Castellane has a pleasant historic centre and is...

See Castellane guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 37 km (direction south)

The Lac de Sainte-Croix is a popular leisure lake with beaches near...

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France is a charming small resort on the west coast of...

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

The small village of Annot is most unusual, being built around great...

See Annot guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Forcalquier guide

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Map of places to visit near Digne-les-Bains


Markets in and near Digne-les-Bains

Market days in Digne-les-Bains: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (18km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (22km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (27km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (33km)

More information about Digne-les-Bains, Provence

Tourist attractions near Digne-les-Bains, France

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

Grand sites of France

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) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (41km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Clue de Barles (16km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (34km)
  • Lac de Castillon (34km)
  • Source - Verdon (36km)
  • Col d'Allos (37km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (37km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (37km)
  • Lac d'Allos (41km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (45km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (45km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (45km)
  • Lac de Quinson (47km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (57km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (57km)

Geography and distances

Digne-les-Bains is in the south-east of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department (general information: Digne-les-Bains is 607 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Digne-les-Bains

Canton: Digne-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Digne-les-Bains

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 0 km

from Paris: 607 km

from Calais: 830 km

from Nice: 94 km

from Bordeaux: 546 km

from Strasbourg: 513 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 Digne-les-Bains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champtercier, Entrages and Marcoux.

This page in French: Visiter Digne-les-Bains