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Laye tourism and travel guide

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Visit Laye: highlights and tourist information

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Laye is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 11 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Laye is 546 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 11 km and Valgaudemar Valley at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Laye, 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 Laye 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 Laye

Markets in and near Laye

  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (2km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (2km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (20km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (25km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (34km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (38km)

More information about Laye, Provence

Tourist attractions near Laye, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (10km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (26km)
  • La Meije (42km)
  • Mont Aiguille (46km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (49km)
  • Source - Verdon (53km)
  • Col d'Allos (57km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (5km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Laye

Canton: Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Laye

from Gap (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 546 km

from Calais: 767 km

from Nice: 142 km

from Bordeaux: 526 km

from Strasbourg: 454 km

Getting here

Laye 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 Laye 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, Buissard, Forest-Saint-Julien, La Fare-en-Champsaur, Le Noyer, Les Infournas, Poligny, Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur and Saint-Laurent-du-Cros.

This page in French: Visiter Laye

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