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Orpierre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orpierre in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Sisteron at 24 km from Orpierre

Visit Orpierre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 24 km and Montbrun-les-Bains at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Sault guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Gap guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Lurs guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Mane guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Drome department

The cobbled paths, vaulted passages and ancient arches entice you to further...

See Aubres guide


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

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

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

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

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

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 44 km (direction west), in the Drome department

The lively lower town and the narrow streets around the...

See Nyons guide


at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

It is true that Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt is larger and less...

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Vaucluse department

You are spoiled for choice in Vaison-la-Romaine, with substantial...

See Vaison-la-Romaine guide

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

Map of places to visit near Orpierre


Markets in and near Orpierre

  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (10km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (13km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (27km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (31km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (31km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Buis-les-Baronnies: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (36km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (39km)

More information about Orpierre, Provence

Tourist attractions near Orpierre, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (42km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Nesque (41km)
  • Clue de Barles (46km)
  • Colorado Provencal (46km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (51km)

Geography and distances

Orpierre is in the south-east of France at 41 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Orpierre is 566 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orpierre

Canton: Orpierre

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Orpierre

from Gap (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 566 km

from Calais: 792 km

from Nice: 143 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 500 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 Orpierre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chanousse, Etoile-Saint-Cyrice, Lagrand, Nossage-et-Benevent and Trescleoux.

This page in French: Visiter Orpierre

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