Mont-Dauphin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mont-Dauphin in Hautes-Alpes

Visit Mont-Dauphin: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The fortified mountain town of Briancon, one of the highest towns in Europe, is dominated by its historic fortifications

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Mont-Dauphin. For detailed visitor information see the Mont-Dauphin travel guide.

Mont-Dauphin is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 45 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Mont-Dauphin is 568 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Embrun at 15 km and Briancon at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mont-Dauphin, 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 Mont-Dauphin in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Mont-Dauphin

Markets in and near Mont-Dauphin

  • Guillestre: market Monday (2km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (15km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (16km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (22km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Abries: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (31km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (31km)

More information about Mont-Dauphin, Provence

Tourist attractions near Mont-Dauphin, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Mont-Dauphin.

Grand sites of France

  • Vallee de la Claree (34km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (0km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (28km)
  • Cirque de Viso (34km)
  • Source - Verdon (39km)
  • Col de la Bonette (41km)
  • Col d'Allos (41km)
  • La Meije (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mont-Dauphin

Canton: Guillestre

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mont-Dauphin

from Gap (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 568 km

from Calais: 784 km

from Nice: 119 km

from Bordeaux: 569 km

from Strasbourg: 444 km

Getting here

Mont-Dauphin is in the south-east of France. 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 Mont-Dauphin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champcella, Eygliers, Guillestre, Reotier, Risoul, Saint-Clement-sur-Durance and Saint-Crepin.

This page in French: Visiter Mont-Dauphin