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Montlaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montlaux in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Lurs at 9 km from Montlaux

Visit Montlaux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lurs at 9 km and Forcalquier at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lurs guide


at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mane guide


at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sisteron guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Oppedette guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Manosque guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Valensole guide


at 32 km (direction east)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre...

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Greoux-les-Bains guide


at 32 km (direction south-east)

Your trip to the village of Riez should include...

See Riez guide


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

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


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

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

See Sault guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montlaux


Markets in and near Montlaux

  • Les Mees: market Friday (11km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (12km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (14km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (25km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (26km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (30km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Montlaux, Provence

Tourist attractions near Montlaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (13km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (13km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (26km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (48km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (32km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (34km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (36km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (37km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (37km)
  • Clue de Barles (39km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (41km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (42km)
  • Lac de Quinson (42km)

Geography and distances

Montlaux is in the south-east of France at 32 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Montlaux is 598 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montlaux

Canton: Saint-Étienne-les-Orgues

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montlaux

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 598 km

from Calais: 824 km

from Nice: 120 km

from Bordeaux: 517 km

from Strasbourg: 525 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 Montlaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cruis, Fontienne, Ganagobie, Mallefougasse-Auges, Revest-Saint-Martin, Saint-Etienne-les-Orgues and Sigonce.

This page in French: Visiter Montlaux

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