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Moriez tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moriez in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Castellane at 13 km from Moriez

Visit Moriez: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Castellane at 13 km and Gorges du Verdon at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

The small town of Castellane has a pleasant historic centre and is...

See Castellane guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

These gorges in northern Provence are one of the most impressive...

See Gorges du Verdon guide


at 16 km (direction east)

The small village of Annot is most unusual, being built...

See Annot guide


at 22 km (direction south), in the Var department

Trigance is a charming small village and castle to the...

See Trigance guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

The setting of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie below steep cliffs and the...

See Moustiers guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

More than 1000 metres above sea-level, it is no surprise that...

See Bargeme guide


at 27 km (direction east)

The narrow medieval streets and the citadel on the...

See Entrevaux guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort de Savoie...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Var department

Aiguines is a small traditional Provencal village between the Lac...

See Aiguines guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

The Lac de Sainte-Croix is a popular leisure lake...

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France is a charming small resort on the west coast of...

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Riez guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Var department

Bauduen is a pretty village with a beach on the shores of...

See Bauduen guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moriez


Markets in and near Moriez

  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (13km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (24km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (34km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (40km)

More information about Moriez, Provence

Tourist attractions near Moriez, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (41km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Barrage de Castillon (11km)
  • Lac de Castillon (11km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (14km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (32km)
  • Clue de Barles (35km)
  • Lac d'Allos (36km)
  • Col d'Allos (39km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (40km)
  • Source - Verdon (41km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (43km)
  • Lac de Quinson (46km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (48km)
  • Col de la Bonette (49km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (49km)

Geography and distances

Moriez is in the south-east of France at 24 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Moriez is 629 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moriez

Canton: Saint-André-les-Alpes

Arrondissement: Castellane

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Moriez

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 629 km

from Calais: 851 km

from Nice: 70 km

from Bordeaux: 568 km

from Strasbourg: 523 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 Moriez from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Mure-Argens, Saint-Andre-les-Alpes, Saint-Julien-du-Verdon, Saint-Lions and Senez.

This page in French: Visiter Moriez

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