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Larche tourism and travel guide

Photo of Larche in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Vallee de l'Ubaye at 10 km from Larche

Visit Larche: highlights and tourist information

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Larche is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vallee de l'Ubaye at 10 km and Barcelonnette at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Larche, 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 Larche in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Barcelonnette guide


at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Embrun guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide
Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park

National Parc at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The National Park of Mercantour, in the Alps near...

See Mercantour National Park guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 40 km (direction west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac de...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


Ski resort at 53 km (direction north-north-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The town of Briancon is best known for its...

See Briancon guide


at 63 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre...

See Digne-les-Bains guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Map of places to visit near Larche


Markets in and near Larche

  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (28km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (31km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Abries: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (41km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (41km)

Hotels near Larche

More information about Larche, Provence

Tourist attractions near Larche, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Dauphin place forte (Vauban fortifications) (30km)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Bonette (14km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (23km)
  • Col d'Allos (26km)
  • Lac d'Allos (27km)
  • Source - Verdon (28km)
  • Cirque de Viso (29km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (37km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (40km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (53km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (56km)

Geography and distances

Larche is in the south-east of France at 63 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Larche is 598 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Larche

Canton: Barcelonnette

Arrondissement: Barcelonnette

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Larche

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 598 km

from Calais: 813 km

from Nice: 90 km

from Bordeaux: 589 km

from Strasbourg: 465 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 Larche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Meyronnes.

This page in French: Visiter Larche

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