Peipin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Peipin in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Sisteron at 6 km from Peipin

Visit Peipin: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Peipin in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 6 km and Lurs at 19 km.

Peipin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sisteron guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lurs guide


at 23 km (direction east)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of Digne-les-Bains...

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Forcalquier guide
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at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mane guide


at 33 km (direction south)

Valensole is surrounded by lavender fields, and the lavender industry is also...

See Valensole guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

Ensure that your trip to the bustling town of Manosque includes a...

See Manosque guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Oppedette guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

Your trip to the village of Riez should include the baptistery, 5th...

See Riez guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Moustiers guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide

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Map of places to visit near Peipin


Markets in and near Peipin

  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (7km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (12km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (22km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (25km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (34km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Peipin, Provence

Tourist attractions near Peipin, France

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

Grand sites of France

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) (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (27km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (27km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (33km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (58km)

Sites of natural beauty


Geography and distances

Peipin is in the south-east of France at 23 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Peipin is 593 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Peipin

Canton: Volonne

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Peipin

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 593 km

from Calais: 817 km

from Nice: 116 km

from Bordeaux: 524 km

from Strasbourg: 513 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 Peipin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubignosc, Bevons, Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban, Chateauneuf-Val-Saint-Donat, Salignac, Sourribes and Volonne.

This page in French: Visiter Peipin


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