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Melve tourism and travel guide

Photo of Melve in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Sisteron at 18 km from Melve

Visit Melve: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 18 km and Gap at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Sisteron

Sisteron

at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sisteron guide
Gap

Gap

at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Gap guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
 
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Digne-les-Bains

Digne-les-Bains

at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide
Lurs

Lurs

at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lurs guide
Embrun

Embrun

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Embrun guide
Forcalquier

Forcalquier

at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Forcalquier guide
Montbrun-les-Bains

Montbrun-les-Bains

at 48 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
Mane

Mane

at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mane guide
Simiane-la-Rotonde

Simiane-la-Rotonde

at 54 km (direction south-west)

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide
Sault

Sault

at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Sault guide
Oppedette

Oppedette

at 56 km (direction south-west)

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

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide

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

Map of places to visit near Melve

 
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Markets in and near Melve

  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (14km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (24km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (24km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (29km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (31km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Melve, Provence

Tourist attractions near Melve, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Melve is in the south-east of France at 35 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Melve is 573 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Melve

Canton: Motte-du-Caire

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Melve

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 573 km

from Calais: 796 km

from Nice: 125 km

from Bordeaux: 523 km

from Strasbourg: 489 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 Melve from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clamensane, Claret, La Motte-du-Caire, Le Caire, Monetier-Allemont, Sigoyer and Theze.

This page in French: Visiter Melve

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