Moustiers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moustiers in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Visit Moustiers: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The setting of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie below steep cliffs and the lively historic centre make Moustiers-Sainte-Marie one of our favourite villages in France

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Moustiers. For detailed visitor information see the Moustiers travel guide.

Moustiers is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 28 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Moustiers is 631 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Moustiers include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Lac de Sainte-Croix at 10 km and Riez at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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

Map of places to visit near Moustiers

Markets in and near Moustiers

Market days in Moustiers: weekly market: Friday;

  • Moustiers: market Friday (0km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (19km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (23km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (28km)
  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Moustiers, Provence

Tourist attractions near Moustiers, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Moustiers.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Verdon (8km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (30km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (38km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (10km)
  • Lac de Quinson (22km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (24km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (26km)
  • Lac de Castillon (26km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (26km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (26km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (40km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (41km)
  • Clue de Barles (43km)
  • Lac d'Allos (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (58km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Moustiers

Canton: Moustiers-Sainte-Marie

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 43600

Distance to Moustiers

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 631 km

from Calais: 855 km

from Nice: 86 km

from Bordeaux: 552 km

from Strasbourg: 540 km

Getting here

Moustiers is in the south-east of France. 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 Moustiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Jurs.

This page in French: Visiter Moustiers