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La Rochette tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Rochette in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Gap at 7 km from La Rochette

Visit La Rochette: highlights and tourist information

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La Rochette is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

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

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!

Gap

Gap

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gap guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural highlughts in...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Embrun

Embrun

at 27 km (direction east)

The historic centre of Embrun is usually visited at...

See Embrun guide
 
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Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Church at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Mont-Dauphin

Mont-Dauphin

at 38 km (direction east)

The fortified mountain town of Briancon, one of the highest...

See Mont-Dauphin guide
L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

The silver mines in L'Argentiere la Bessée, very active...

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very...

See Ecrins National Park guide
Mens

Mens

at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly...

See Mens guide
Barcelonnette

Barcelonnette

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Barcelonnette guide
Deux-Alpes

Deux-Alpes

Ski resort at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular Alpine...

See Deux-Alpes guide
Sisteron

Sisteron

at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de l'Ubaye is one...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Hautes-Alpes

Map of places to visit near La Rochette

 
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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

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.

Grand sites of France

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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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