Ongles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ongles: highlights and tourist information

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Ongles is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 41 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Ongles is 596 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Forcalquier at 8 km and Mane at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ongles, 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 Ongles 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 Ongles

Markets in and near Ongles

  • Banon: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (9km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (19km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (22km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (23km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (29km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Ongles, Provence

Tourist attractions near Ongles, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (40km)

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) (14km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (10km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (10km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (29km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (37km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (23km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (32km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (34km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (34km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (34km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (38km)
  • Lac de Quinson (44km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (46km)
  • Clue de Barles (48km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (52km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (62km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ongles

Canton: Saint-Étienne-les-Orgues

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ongles

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 596 km

from Calais: 823 km

from Nice: 128 km

from Bordeaux: 509 km

from Strasbourg: 530 km

Getting here

Ongles 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 Ongles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fontienne, Lardiers, Limans and Saint-Etienne-les-Orgues.

This page in French: Visiter Ongles