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Molines-en-Queyras tourism and travel guide

Photo of Molines-en-Queyras in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Mont-Dauphin at 18 km from Molines-en-Queyras

Visit Molines-en-Queyras: highlights and tourist information

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Molines-en-Queyras is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Dauphin at 18 km and L'Argentiere-la-Bessee at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Molines-en-Queyras, 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 Molines-en-Queyras in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


Ski resort at 25 km (direction north-west)

The town of Briancon is best known for its extensive Vauban fortifications,...

See Briancon guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 32 km (direction north-west)

Serre-Chevalier is an extensive alpine ski region, based around Briancon...

See Serre Chevalier guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Embrun guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide


at 37 km (direction north-west)

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed to explore the...

See Nevache guide


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

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

See Barcelonnette guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Grave guide


at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Molines-en-Queyras


Markets in and near Molines-en-Queyras

  • Abries: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (17km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (23km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (31km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (34km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (41km)

More information about Molines-en-Queyras, Provence

Tourist attractions near Molines-en-Queyras, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (1km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Viso (19km)
  • Col de la Bonette (45km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (46km)
  • La Meije (52km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (59km)

Geography and distances

Molines-en-Queyras is in the south-east of France at 63 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Molines-en-Queyras is 572 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Molines-en-Queyras

Canton: Aiguilles

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Molines-en-Queyras

from Gap (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 572 km

from Calais: 785 km

from Nice: 119 km

from Bordeaux: 585 km

from Strasbourg: 434 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 Molines-en-Queyras from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiguilles, Chateau-Ville-Vieille and Saint-Veran.

This page in French: Visiter Molines-en-Queyras

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