La Rochette tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Entrevaux at 7 km from La Rochette

Visit La Rochette: highlights and tourist information

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La Rochette 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 Rochette in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Entrevaux at 7 km and Annot at 19 km.

La Rochette, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

The narrow medieval streets and the citadel on the hill above the...

See Entrevaux guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

The small village of Annot is most unusual, being built around great...

See Annot guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Gourdon is practically the archetypal Provencal village, unmissable by you and by...

See Gourdon guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 25 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

An attractive village with ruins of a castle and fortified walls, and...

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide
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at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

It is the medieval centre and the lovely views that will attract...

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

After exploring the walled historic centre of Vence you can take a...

See Vence guide


at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Var department

The elevated position of Mons, at 800 metres altitude, means the views...

See Mons guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Opio is a tiny village in the hills, with very far-reaching views...

See Opio guide


at 29 km (direction south), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Grasse, the perfume capital of France, also has a very extensive old...

See Grasse guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The Fondation Maeght art gallery in Saint-Paul-de-Vence features works by famous modern...

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at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

A visit to the small town of Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne might be combined with...

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at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

On of the highlights in the pretty village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence is the...

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide


at 31 km (direction west)

The small town of Castellane has a pleasant historic centre and is...

See Castellane guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Very quiet when we visited, we found Valbonne to be an almost...

See Valbonne guide

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Markets in and near La Rochette

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (4km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (25km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (28km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (29km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (30km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (31km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near La Rochette, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (38km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (18km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (25km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (28km)
  • Jardin botanique (38km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (42km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (43km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (27km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (29km)
  • Lac de Castillon (29km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (29km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (29km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (36km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (38km)
  • Lac d'Allos (38km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (40km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (44km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (46km)
  • Tete de Chien (46km)
  • Col d'Allos (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (38km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (43km)

Geography and distances

La Rochette is in the south-east of France at 56 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: La Rochette is 650 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Rochette

Canton: Entrevaux

Arrondissement: Castellane

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Rochette

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 650 km

from Calais: 868 km

from Nice: 39 km

from Bordeaux: 602 km

from Strasbourg: 523 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 Rochette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amirat, Collongues, La Penne, Les Mujouls, Puget-Theniers, Saint-Pierre and Sigale.

This page in French: Visiter La Rochette


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