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Marcoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marcoux in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Digne-les-Bains at 5 km from Marcoux

Visit Marcoux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Digne-les-Bains at 5 km and Seyne-les-Alpes at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Digne-les-Bains

Digne-les-Bains

at 5 km (direction south-west)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Sisteron

Sisteron

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sisteron guide
Colmars-les-Alpes

Colmars-les-Alpes

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide
 
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Moustiers

Moustiers

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Moustiers guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

These gorges in northern Provence are one of the most impressive scenic...

See Gorges du Verdon guide
Lurs

Lurs

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lurs guide
Annot

Annot

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

The small village of Annot is most unusual, being...

See Annot guide
Castellane

Castellane

at 37 km (direction south-east)

The small town of Castellane has a pleasant historic...

See Castellane guide
Riez

Riez

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

Your trip to the village of Riez should include the baptistery,...

See Riez guide
Aiguines

Aiguines

at 40 km (direction south), in the Var department

Aiguines is a small traditional Provencal village between the Lac de...

See Aiguines guide
Valensole

Valensole

at 40 km (direction south-west)

Valensole is surrounded by lavender fields, and the lavender industry is also...

See Valensole guide
Barcelonnette

Barcelonnette

at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Barcelonnette guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

The Lac de Sainte-Croix is a popular leisure lake with beaches...

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marcoux

 
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Markets in and near Marcoux

  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (22km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (27km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (32km)

More information about Marcoux, Provence

Tourist attractions near Marcoux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (46km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Clue de Barles (12km)
  • Source - Verdon (30km)
  • Col d'Allos (31km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (35km)
  • Lac de Castillon (35km)
  • Lac d'Allos (36km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (38km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (40km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (41km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (43km)
  • Col de la Bonette (47km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (51km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Marcoux is in the south-east of France at 5 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Marcoux is 605 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marcoux

Canton: Digne-les-Bains-Est

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Marcoux

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 605 km

from Calais: 827 km

from Nice: 93 km

from Bordeaux: 549 km

from Strasbourg: 508 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 Marcoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Archail, Digne-les-Bains, Draix, La Javie, La Robine-sur-Galabre and Le Brusquet.

This page in French: Visiter Marcoux

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