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La Batie-Vieille tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Batie-Vieille in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Gap at 7 km from La Batie-Vieille

Visit La Batie-Vieille: highlights and tourist information

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La Batie-Vieille is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 7 km and Lake Serre-Poncon at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Batie-Vieille, 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 La Batie-Vieille in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 7 km (direction west)

Not a major tourist destination, in Gap we suggest you take a...

See Gap guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 27 km (direction east)

The historic centre of Embrun is usually visited at...

See Embrun guide


at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


Church at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Barcelonnette has an attractive town centre, and also a...

See Barcelonnette guide


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

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but...

See Mens guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The citadel is the main attraction in Sisteron, along with the...

See Sisteron guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic...

See Ecrins National Park guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide


Ski resort at 54 km (direction north-east)

The town of Briancon is best known for its extensive Vauban...

See Briancon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Hautes-Alpes

Map of places to visit near La Batie-Vieille


Markets in and near La Batie-Vieille

  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (16km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (26km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (27km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (38km)

More information about La Batie-Vieille, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Batie-Vieille, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (9km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (15km)
  • Clue de Barles (36km)
  • Source - Verdon (40km)
  • Col d'Allos (45km)
  • Lac d'Allos (56km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (18km)

Geography and distances

La Batie-Vieille is in the south-east of France at 7 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: La Batie-Vieille is 560 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Batie-Vieille

Canton: Bâtie-Neuve

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Batie-Vieille

from Gap (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 560 km

from Calais: 780 km

from Nice: 129 km

from Bordeaux: 533 km

from Strasbourg: 464 km

Getting here

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 La Batie-Vieille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avancon, Jarjayes, La Batie-Neuve, La Rochette, Rambaud and Saint-Etienne-le-Laus.

This page in French: Visiter La Batie-Vieille

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