La Rochette tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Rochette: highlights and tourist information

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La Rochette is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 7 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: La Rochette is 555 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 7 km and Lake Serre-Poncon at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near La Rochette

Markets in and near La Rochette

  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (11km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (12km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (26km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (27km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about La Rochette, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Rochette, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Vallee de la Claree (58km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (8km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (18km)
  • Clue de Barles (41km)
  • Source - Verdon (43km)
  • Col d'Allos (48km)
  • Lac d'Allos (59km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (14km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Rochette

Canton: Bâtie-Neuve

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Rochette

from Gap (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 555 km

from Calais: 776 km

from Nice: 133 km

from Bordeaux: 532 km

from Strasbourg: 460 km

Getting here

La Rochette 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 Rochette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancelle, Forest-Saint-Julien, La Batie-Neuve, La Batie-Vieille, Rambaud, Saint-Laurent-du-Cros and Saint-Leger-les-Melezes.

This page in French: Visiter La Rochette