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Le Poet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Poet in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Sisteron at 12 km from Le Poet

Visit Le Poet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 12 km and Gap at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Poet, 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 Le Poet in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 12 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide


at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Gap guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 36 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The village of Lurs is small but has a...

See Lurs guide


at 37 km (direction east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Forcalquier is a pleasant Luberon town with several interesting historic...

See Forcalquier guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The citadel above the village is the principal monument in...

See Mane guide


at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just one...

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields,...

See Sault guide


at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

After a stroll around the historic village of Oppedette you can...

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Gorges d'Oppedette are picturesque gorges in provence, accessible by several hiking...

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The setting of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie below steep cliffs and the...

See Moustiers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Poet


Markets in and near Le Poet

  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (6km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (21km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (24km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (28km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (30km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about Le Poet, Provence

Tourist attractions near Le Poet, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (34km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Clue de Barles (29km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (44km)
  • Colorado Provencal (52km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (53km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (46km)

Geography and distances

Le Poet is in the south-east of France at 33 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Le Poet is 575 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Poet

Canton: Laragne-Montéglin

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Poet

from Gap (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 575 km

from Calais: 800 km

from Nice: 128 km

from Bordeaux: 516 km

from Strasbourg: 498 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 Le Poet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Laragne-Monteglin, Mison, Sigoyer, Theze, Upaix, Valernes and Vaumeilh.

This page in French: Visiter Le Poet

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