Jausiers tourism and travel guide

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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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barcelonnette at 7 km and Embrun at 25 km.

Jausiers, France: places to visit and attractions

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 of the...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide


at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Barcelonnette guide


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

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

See Embrun guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


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

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 31 km (direction west)

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

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 of its...

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, includes the...

See Mercantour National Park guide


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 century, are...

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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 the high...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide

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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)

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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)

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