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Jausiers tourism and travel guide

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Visit Jausiers: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de l'Ubaye is one of the scenic highlights in the Alps

Jausiers 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 Jausiers. For detailed visitor information see the Jausiers travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barcelonnette at 7 km and Embrun at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery less than one km (direction north-east)

Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de l'Ubaye is one...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide
Barcelonnette

Barcelonnette

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Barcelonnette guide
Embrun

Embrun

at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The historic centre of Embrun is usually visited at the same time...

See Embrun guide
Colmars-les-Alpes

Colmars-les-Alpes

at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide
 
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Mont-Dauphin

Mont-Dauphin

at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The fortified mountain town of Briancon, one of the highest towns in...

See Mont-Dauphin guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park

National Parc at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The National Park of Mercantour, in the Alps near the Italian border,...

See Mercantour National Park guide
L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The silver mines in L'Argentiere la Bessée, very active in the 19th...

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Digne-les-Bains

Digne-les-Bains

at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural highlughts in...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide

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

Map of places to visit near Jausiers

 
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Markets in and near Jausiers

  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (25km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (28km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (39km)

Hotels near Jausiers

More information about Jausiers, Provence

Tourist attractions near Jausiers, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Dauphin place forte (Vauban fortifications) (29km)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Bonette (12km)
  • Col d'Allos (17km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (18km)
  • Source - Verdon (18km)
  • Lac d'Allos (21km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (32km)
  • Cirque de Viso (38km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (41km)
  • Clue de Barles (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Jausiers is in the south-east of France at 53 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Jausiers is 596 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jausiers

Canton: Barcelonnette

Arrondissement: Barcelonnette

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Jausiers

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 596 km

from Calais: 812 km

from Nice: 90 km

from Bordeaux: 580 km

from Strasbourg: 470 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 Jausiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Enchastrayes, Faucon-de-Barcelonnette and La Condamine-Chatelard.

This page in French: Visiter Jausiers

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