La Motte-du-Caire tourism and travel guide

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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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 18 km and Gap at 25 km.

La Motte-du-Caire, France: places to visit and attractions

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 dramatic...

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 you take a...

See Gap guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

at 26 km (direction east)

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

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 Digne-les-Bains...

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 monuments...

See Forcalquier guide
Mane

Mane

at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mane guide
Barcelonnette

Barcelonnette

at 50 km (direction east)

Barcelonnette has an attractive town centre, and also a good number of...

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 in...

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 is...

See Sault guide

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