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La Motte-en-Champsaur tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 13 km from La Motte-en-Champsaur

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

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La Motte-en-Champsaur is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 19 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: La Motte-en-Champsaur is 539 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 13 km and Valgaudemar Valley at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Motte-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 Motte-en-Champsaur 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 Hautes-Alpes

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


Markets in and near La Motte-en-Champsaur

  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (5km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (27km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (29km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (36km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (36km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (37km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (38km)

More information about La Motte-en-Champsaur, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Motte-en-Champsaur, France

What to do at La Motte-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 Motte-en-Champsaur.

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Dauphin place forte (Vauban fortifications) (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (17km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (41km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (33km)
  • La Meije (36km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (42km)
  • Mont Aiguille (42km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (45km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (5km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Motte-en-Champsaur

Canton: Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Motte-en-Champsaur

from Gap (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 539 km

from Calais: 759 km

from Nice: 149 km

from Bordeaux: 524 km

from Strasbourg: 447 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benevent-et-Charbillac, Chauffayer, Le Noyer, Les Costes, Les Infournas, Poligny, Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, Saint-Eusebe-en-Champsaur, Saint-Firmin and Saint-Jacques-en-Valgodemard.

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

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