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Montmaur tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montmaur in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Gap at 16 km from Montmaur

Visit Montmaur: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 16 km and Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Gap guide


Church at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Mens guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 38 km (direction east)

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac de...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 43 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Embrun guide


Ski resort at 53 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Deux-Alpes guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montmaur


Markets in and near Montmaur

  • Veynes: market Thursday (6km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (20km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (21km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (29km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (32km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (34km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (41km)

More information about Montmaur, Provence

Tourist attractions near Montmaur, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (14km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (19km)

Geography and distances

Montmaur is in the south-east of France at 16 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Montmaur is 547 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montmaur

Canton: Veynes

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montmaur

from Gap (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 547 km

from Calais: 770 km

from Nice: 147 km

from Bordeaux: 511 km

from Strasbourg: 469 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 Montmaur from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Furmeyer and Veynes.

This page in French: Visiter Montmaur

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