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Montgardin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montgardin in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Lake Serre-Poncon at 9 km from Montgardin

Visit Montgardin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Serre-Poncon at 9 km and Gap at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Gap guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Embrun guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural highlughts in...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

The fortified mountain town of Briancon, one of the highest towns in...

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 37 km (direction north-east)

The silver mines in L'Argentiere la Bessée, very active in the 19th...

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Barcelonnette guide


Church at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 42 km (direction east-south-east), 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
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring...

See Mens guide


Ski resort at 50 km (direction north-east)

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

See Briancon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montgardin


Markets in and near Montgardin

  • Chorges: market Sunday (3km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (20km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (33km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (34km)

Hotels near Montgardin

More information about Montgardin, Provence

Tourist attractions near Montgardin, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (15km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (9km)
  • Clue de Barles (35km)
  • Source - Verdon (35km)
  • Col d'Allos (40km)
  • Lac d'Allos (51km)
  • Col de la Bonette (51km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (22km)

Geography and distances

Montgardin is in the south-east of France at 13 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Montgardin is 563 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montgardin

Canton: Bâtie-Neuve

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montgardin

from Gap (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 563 km

from Calais: 783 km

from Nice: 125 km

from Bordeaux: 540 km

from Strasbourg: 463 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 Montgardin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avancon, Chorges and La Batie-Neuve.

This page in French: Visiter Montgardin

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