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Le Sauze-du-Lac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lake Serre-Poncon at 5 km from Le Sauze-du-Lac

Visit Le Sauze-du-Lac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Serre-Poncon at 5 km and Seyne-les-Alpes at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Sauze-du-Lac, 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 Sauze-du-Lac in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 5 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Embrun guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gap guide


at 29 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


at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 34 km (direction east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


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

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide


Church at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Sauze-du-Lac


Markets in and near Le Sauze-du-Lac

  • Chorges: market Sunday (8km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (16km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (30km)

More information about Le Sauze-du-Lac, Provence

Tourist attractions near Le Sauze-du-Lac, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Dauphin place forte (Vauban fortifications) (32km)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (5km)
  • Source - Verdon (25km)
  • Clue de Barles (28km)
  • Col d'Allos (30km)
  • Lac d'Allos (41km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (42km)
  • Col de la Bonette (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (32km)

Geography and distances

Le Sauze-du-Lac is in the south-east of France at 21 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Le Sauze-du-Lac is 573 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Sauze-du-Lac

Canton: Savines-le-Lac

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Sauze-du-Lac

from Gap (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 573 km

from Calais: 793 km

from Nice: 115 km

from Bordeaux: 546 km

from Strasbourg: 470 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 Sauze-du-Lac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Breole, Pontis and Saint-Vincent-les-Forts.

This page in French: Visiter Le Sauze-du-Lac

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