Draix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Draix in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Digne-les-Bains at 10 km from Draix

Visit Draix: highlights and tourist information

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Draix 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 Draix in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Digne-les-Bains at 10 km and Colmars-les-Alpes at 23 km.

Draix, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of Digne-les-Bains...

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Sisteron guide
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at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Annot guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Moustiers guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gorges du Verdon guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Castellane guide


at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Barcelonnette guide


at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Riez guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lurs guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Var department

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

See Aiguines guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

Trigance is a charming small village and castle to the east of...

See Trigance guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide

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Map of places to visit near Draix


Markets in and near Draix

  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (27km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (32km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

More information about Draix, Provence

Tourist attractions near Draix, France

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

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) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Clue de Barles (13km)
  • Source - Verdon (26km)
  • Col d'Allos (27km)
  • Lac d'Allos (31km)
  • Lac de Castillon (32km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (32km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (35km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (36km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (43km)
  • Col de la Bonette (43km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (43km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (54km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (54km)

Geography and distances

Draix is in the south-east of France at 10 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Draix is 607 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Draix

Canton: Javie

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Draix

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 607 km

from Calais: 829 km

from Nice: 88 km

from Bordeaux: 554 km

from Strasbourg: 506 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 Draix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Archail, La Javie, Le Brusquet and Marcoux.

This page in French: Visiter Draix


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