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Montfuron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montfuron in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Manosque at 7 km from Montfuron

Visit Montfuron: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Manosque at 7 km and Mane at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Manosque

Manosque

at 7 km (direction east)

Ensure that your trip to the bustling town of Manosque...

See Manosque guide
Mane

Mane

at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mane guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide
Oppedette

Oppedette

at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Oppedette guide
 
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Forcalquier

Forcalquier

at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Forcalquier guide
Greoux-les-Bains

Greoux-les-Bains

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

The small spa town of Gréoux-les-Bains is well situated to explore the...

See Greoux-les-Bains guide
Simiane-la-Rotonde

Simiane-la-Rotonde

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide
Ansouis

Ansouis

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make...

See Ansouis guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide
Cucuron

Cucuron

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover a...

See Cucuron guide
Pertuis

Pertuis

at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Pertuis is a small Provencal town to the south of...

See Pertuis guide
Lurs

Lurs

at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lurs guide
Valensole

Valensole

at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Valensole guide
Apt

Apt

at 24 km (direction west), in the Vaucluse department

Less touristy than many Provence towns, the highlight in Apt...

See Apt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montfuron

 
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Markets in and near Montfuron

  • Manosque: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (15km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (15km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (17km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (22km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (23km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Montfuron, Provence

Tourist attractions near Montfuron, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (33km)
  • Mont Ventoux (50km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (13km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (13km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (21km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (22km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (23km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (31km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (40km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Embouchure - Verdon (14km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (14km)
  • Colorado Provencal (19km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (21km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (25km)
  • Lac de Quinson (32km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (37km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (40km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montfuron is in the south-east of France at 52 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Montfuron is 614 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montfuron

Canton: Manosque-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montfuron

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 614 km

from Calais: 842 km

from Nice: 127 km

from Bordeaux: 511 km

from Strasbourg: 551 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 Montfuron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Bastide-Des-Jourdans, Montjustin, Pierrevert, Reillanne, Saint-Martin-les-Eaux, Sainte-Tulle and Villemus.

This page in French: Visiter Montfuron

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