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La Motte-du-Caire tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Motte-du-Caire in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Sisteron at 18 km from La Motte-du-Caire

Visit La Motte-du-Caire: highlights and tourist information

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La Motte-du-Caire is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 18 km and Gap at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Motte-du-Caire, 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 Motte-du-Caire in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

Sisteron

Sisteron

at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sisteron guide
Gap

Gap

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

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

See Gap guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Digne-les-Bains

Digne-les-Bains

at 32 km (direction south-east)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of...

See Digne-les-Bains guide
 
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Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Lurs

Lurs

at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

The village of Lurs is small but has a great deal of...

See Lurs guide
Embrun

Embrun

at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Embrun guide
Forcalquier

Forcalquier

at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

Forcalquier is a pleasant Luberon town with several interesting historic...

See Forcalquier guide
Mane

Mane

at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

The citadel above the village is the principal monument in...

See Mane guide
Barcelonnette

Barcelonnette

at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Barcelonnette guide
Montbrun-les-Bains

Montbrun-les-Bains

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide
Colmars-les-Alpes

Colmars-les-Alpes

at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide
Simiane-la-Rotonde

Simiane-la-Rotonde

at 55 km (direction south-west)

The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just one of the...

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide
Sault

Sault

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault...

See Sault guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Motte-du-Caire

 
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Markets in and near La Motte-du-Caire

  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (17km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (27km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (27km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (28km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (30km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near La Motte-du-Caire, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (49km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Clue de Barles (22km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (32km)
  • Source - Verdon (41km)
  • Col d'Allos (45km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (61km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Motte-du-Caire is in the south-east of France at 32 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: La Motte-du-Caire is 575 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Motte-du-Caire

Canton: Motte-du-Caire

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Motte-du-Caire

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 575 km

from Calais: 798 km

from Nice: 122 km

from Bordeaux: 526 km

from Strasbourg: 490 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 La Motte-du-Caire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clamensane, Claret, Le Caire, Melve, Sigoyer and Vaumeilh.

This page in French: Visiter La Motte-du-Caire

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