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Les Costes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Costes in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 10 km from Les Costes

Visit Les Costes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 10 km and Valgaudemar Valley at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Costes, 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 Les Costes in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



Church at 10 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gap guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Mens guide


Ski resort at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Deux-Alpes guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


Ski resort at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-east)

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La...

See La Grave guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Embrun guide


at 42 km (direction east)

The silver mines in L'Argentiere la Bessée, very active in the 19th...

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau de Vizille and...

See Vizille guide


at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Costes


Markets in and near Les Costes

  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (8km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (29km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (29km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (34km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (35km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (38km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (40km)

More information about Les Costes, Provence

Tourist attractions near Les Costes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (19km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (41km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (36km)
  • La Meije (36km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (39km)
  • Mont Aiguille (39km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (42km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (6km)

Geography and distances

Les Costes is in the south-east of France at 21 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Les Costes is 536 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Costes

Canton: Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Les Costes

from Gap (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 536 km

from Calais: 757 km

from Nice: 152 km

from Bordeaux: 522 km

from Strasbourg: 446 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 Les Costes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaufin, Benevent-et-Charbillac, Chauffayer, La Motte-en-Champsaur, Le Glaizil, Le Noyer, Les Infournas, Poligny, Saint-Eusebe-en-Champsaur, Saint-Firmin and Saint-Jacques-en-Valgodemard.

This page in French: Visiter Les Costes

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