L'Argentiere-la-Bessee tourism and travel guide

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Visit L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The silver mines in L'Argentiere la Bessée, very active in the 19th century, are now reopened as a popular tourist attraction

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near L'Argentiere-la-Bessee. For detailed visitor information see the L'Argentiere-la-Bessee travel guide.

L'Argentiere-la-Bessee is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 46 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: L'Argentiere-la-Bessee is 553 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for L'Argentiere-la-Bessee include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Dauphin at 15 km and Serre Chevalier at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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L'Argentiere-la-Bessee, 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 L'Argentiere-la-Bessee in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

Markets in and near L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

Market days in L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: weekly market: Friday;

  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (0km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (8km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (17km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (27km)
  • Abries: market Wednesday (29km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (34km)

More information about L'Argentiere-la-Bessee, Provence

Tourist attractions near L'Argentiere-la-Bessee, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting L'Argentiere-la-Bessee.

Grand sites of France

  • Vallee de la Claree (21km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (15km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (33km)
  • Domaine de Charance (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • La Meije (31km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (35km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (41km)
  • Cirque de Viso (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (42km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

Canton: L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

Arrondissement: Briancon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: na

Distance to L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

from Gap (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 553 km

from Calais: 769 km

from Nice: 134 km

from Bordeaux: 563 km

from Strasbourg: 431 km

Getting here

L'Argentiere-la-Bessee is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into Nice, Lyon or Grenoble airports. By car from the UK allow about 10 hours for the journey from Calais to here. For driving distances to L'Argentiere-la-Bessee from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Freissinieres, La Roche-de-Rame, Les Vigneaux, Puy-Saint-Vincent and Vallouise.

This page in French: Visiter L'Argentiere-la-Bessee