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Fontienne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontienne in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Forcalquier at 5 km from Fontienne

Visit Fontienne: highlights and tourist information

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Fontienne is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 37 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Fontienne is 600 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Forcalquier at 5 km and Mane at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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

Map of places to visit near Fontienne


Markets in and near Fontienne

  • Forcalquier: market Monday (6km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (15km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (20km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (20km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (25km)
  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (29km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Fontienne, Provence

Tourist attractions near Fontienne, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (45km)

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) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (8km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (8km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (24km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (42km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (26km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (31km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (32km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (32km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (34km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (37km)
  • Lac de Quinson (40km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (42km)
  • Clue de Barles (45km)
  • Gorges du Verdon (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontienne

Canton: Saint-Étienne-les-Orgues

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Fontienne

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 600 km

from Calais: 826 km

from Nice: 123 km

from Bordeaux: 514 km

from Strasbourg: 530 km

Getting here

Fontienne is in the south-east of France. 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 Fontienne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Forcalquier, Limans, Montlaux, Ongles, Pierrerue, Revest-Saint-Martin, Saint-Etienne-les-Orgues and Sigonce.

This page in French: Visiter Fontienne

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