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Montgenevre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montgenevre in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Briancon at 7 km from Montgenevre

Visit Montgenevre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Briancon at 7 km and Serre Chevalier at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



Ski resort at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

The town of Briancon is best known for its extensive...

See Briancon guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Serre Chevalier guide


at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Nevache guide


at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 29 km (direction west), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Grave guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Savoie department

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Embrun guide
Vanoise National Park

Vanoise National Park

National Parc at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Savoie department

The stunning mountain scenery in the Vanoise National Park...

See Vanoise National Park guide


Ski resort at 48 km (direction west), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular...

See Deux-Alpes guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 55 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Savoie department

At Bonneval, listed among the 'most beautiful villages of France', you can...

See Bonneval-sur-Arc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montgenevre


Markets in and near Montgenevre

  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (20km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (21km)
  • Abries: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (31km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (35km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (45km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (45km)

More information about Montgenevre, Provence

Tourist attractions near Montgenevre, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • La Meije (34km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (37km)
  • Cirque de Viso (40km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (52km)

Geography and distances

Montgenevre is in the south-east of France at 66 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Montgenevre is 548 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montgenevre

Canton: Briançon-Nord

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montgenevre

from Gap (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 548 km

from Calais: 761 km

from Nice: 143 km

from Bordeaux: 575 km

from Strasbourg: 414 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 Montgenevre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Val-Des-Pres.

This page in French: Visiter Montgenevre

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