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Mezel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mezel in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Digne-les-Bains at 11 km from Mezel

Visit Mezel: highlights and tourist information

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Mezel 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 11 km and Moustiers at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of Digne-les-Bains...

See Digne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Moustiers guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

Your trip to the village of Riez should include the baptistery, 5th...

See Riez guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Valensole guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Lurs guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

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

See Aiguines guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Gorges du Verdon guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France is a charming small resort on the west coast of...

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sisteron guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south), in the Var department

Bauduen is a pretty village with a beach on the shores of...

See Bauduen guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

The small town of Castellane has a pleasant historic centre and is...

See Castellane guide


at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Var department

Trigance is a charming small village and castle to the east of...

See Trigance guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Forcalquier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mezel


Markets in and near Mezel

  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (17km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (18km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (18km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (25km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (31km)

Hotels near Mezel

More information about Mezel, Provence

Tourist attractions near Mezel, France

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

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) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (35km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (26km)
  • Clue de Barles (27km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (30km)
  • Lac de Castillon (30km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (32km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (35km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (35km)
  • Lac de Quinson (36km)
  • Source - Verdon (46km)
  • Col d'Allos (46km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (47km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (48km)
  • Lac d'Allos (48km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (52km)

Geography and distances

Mezel is in the south-east of France at 11 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Mezel is 615 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mezel

Canton: Mézel

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mezel

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 615 km

from Calais: 839 km

from Nice: 92 km

from Bordeaux: 546 km

from Strasbourg: 524 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 Mezel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beynes, Chateauredon, Entrages, Le Chaffaut-Saint-Jurson, Mallemoisson and Saint-Jeannet.

This page in French: Visiter Mezel

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