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Esparron-de-Verdon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Esparron-de-Verdon in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Greoux-les-Bains at 8 km from Esparron-de-Verdon

Visit Esparron-de-Verdon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Greoux-les-Bains at 8 km and Valensole at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Esparron-de-Verdon, 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 Esparron-de-Verdon in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Greoux-les-Bains guide


at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Valensole guide


at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Riez guide


at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction east), in the Var department

Bauduen is a pretty village with a beach on...

See Bauduen guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Manosque guide


at 20 km (direction south), in the Var department

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large number...

See Barjols guide


at 22 km (direction east), in the Var department

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

See Aiguines guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Moustiers guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

This pleasant town is interesting to visit during your stay...

See Aups guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lurs guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mane guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Forcalquier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Esparron-de-Verdon


Markets in and near Esparron-de-Verdon

  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (8km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (11km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (18km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (23km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (29km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (30km)

More information about Esparron-de-Verdon, Provence

Tourist attractions near Esparron-de-Verdon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (29km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (28km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (38km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (43km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (44km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Esparron (1km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (4km)
  • Lac de Quinson (7km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (17km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (18km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (18km)
  • Colorado Provencal (44km)

Geography and distances

Esparron-de-Verdon is in the south-east of France at 45 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Esparron-de-Verdon is 633 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Esparron-de-Verdon

Canton: Riez

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Esparron-de-Verdon

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 633 km

from Calais: 859 km

from Nice: 104 km

from Bordeaux: 535 km

from Strasbourg: 556 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 Esparron-de-Verdon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allemagne-en-Provence, Quinson, Saint-Julien and Saint-Martin-de-Bromes.

This page in French: Visiter Esparron-de-Verdon

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