La Garde tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Garde: highlights and tourist information

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La Garde is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 39 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: La Garde is 645 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Castellane at 4 km and Gorges du Verdon at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Garde, 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 Garde in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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


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

Map of places to visit near La Garde

Markets in and near La Garde

  • Castellane: market Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (28km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (31km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (33km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (35km)

More information about La Garde, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Garde, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Garde.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (47km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (46km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (34km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (39km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (46km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Barrage de Chaudanne (2km)
  • Lac de Castillon (6km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (6km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (28km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (31km)
  • Lac de Quinson (44km)
  • Lac d'Allos (46km)
  • Clue de Barles (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Garde

Canton: Castellane

Arrondissement: Castellane

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Garde

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 645 km

from Calais: 867 km

from Nice: 59 km

from Bordeaux: 578 km

from Strasbourg: 536 km

Getting here

La Garde is in the south-east of France. 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 La Garde from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Castellane, Demandolx and Le Bourguet.

This page in French: Visiter La Garde