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Montjay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montjay in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Montbrun-les-Bains at 24 km from Montjay

Visit Montjay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montbrun-les-Bains at 24 km and Sisteron at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Montbrun-les-Bains

Montbrun-les-Bains

at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide
Sisteron

Sisteron

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide
Sault

Sault

at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault...

See Sault guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 35 km (direction west), in the Drome department

The cobbled paths, vaulted passages and ancient arches entice you to further...

See Aubres guide
 
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Nyons

Nyons

at 37 km (direction west), in the Drome department

The lively lower town and the narrow streets around...

See Nyons guide
Simiane-la-Rotonde

Simiane-la-Rotonde

at 42 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide
Gap

Gap

at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Gap guide
Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial Roman remains and...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide
Forcalquier

Forcalquier

at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Forcalquier guide
Le Barroux

Le Barroux

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

From the castle ramparts in Le Barroux you have very far-reaching...

See Le Barroux guide
Oppedette

Oppedette

at 47 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 48 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide
Dentelles de Montmirail

Dentelles de Montmirail

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Although at quite low altitude the jagged peaks of the Dentelles-de-Montmirail...

See Dentelles de Montmirail guide
Mane

Mane

at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Mane guide

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Map of places to visit near Montjay

 
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Markets in and near Montjay

  • Serres: market Saturday (11km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (18km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (23km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (26km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (31km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (36km)

More information about Montjay, Provence

Tourist attractions near Montjay, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (44km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (43km)
  • Jarditrain (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Montjay is in the south-east of France at 44 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Montjay is 558 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montjay

Canton: Rosans

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montjay

from Gap (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 558 km

from Calais: 784 km

from Nice: 152 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 498 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 Montjay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chanousse, Etoile-Saint-Cyrice, Sorbiers and Villebois-les-Pins.

This page in French: Visiter Montjay

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