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La Fare-en-Champsaur tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gap at 12 km from La Fare-en-Champsaur

Visit La Fare-en-Champsaur: highlights and tourist information

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La Fare-en-Champsaur is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 12 km and Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Fare-en-Champsaur, 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 Fare-en-Champsaur in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Gap guide


Church at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring...

See Mens guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Embrun guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


Ski resort at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular Alpine...

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide


at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau de Vizille and...

See Vizille guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Fare-en-Champsaur


Markets in and near La Fare-en-Champsaur

  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (2km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (2km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (22km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (24km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (36km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (39km)

More information about La Fare-en-Champsaur, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Fare-en-Champsaur, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Dauphin place forte (Vauban fortifications) (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (10km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (28km)
  • La Meije (42km)
  • Mont Aiguille (45km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (45km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (48km)
  • Source - Verdon (55km)
  • Col d'Allos (59km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (3km)

Geography and distances

La Fare-en-Champsaur is in the south-east of France at 12 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: La Fare-en-Champsaur is 545 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Fare-en-Champsaur

Canton: Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Fare-en-Champsaur

from Gap (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 545 km

from Calais: 765 km

from Nice: 144 km

from Bordeaux: 524 km

from Strasbourg: 454 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 Fare-en-Champsaur from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benevent-et-Charbillac, Forest-Saint-Julien, Laye, Le Noyer, Les Infournas, Poligny, Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur and Saint-Laurent-du-Cros.

This page in French: Visiter La Fare-en-Champsaur

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