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Pelvoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pelvoux in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of L'Argentiere-la-Bessee at 10 km from Pelvoux

Visit Pelvoux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include L'Argentiere-la-Bessee at 10 km and Ecrins National Park at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 10 km (direction south-east)

The silver mines in L'Argentiere la Bessée, very active in the...

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 12 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic...

See Ecrins National Park guide


Ski resort at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Briancon is best known for its extensive...

See Briancon guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 17 km (direction north-east)

Serre-Chevalier is an extensive alpine ski region, based around Briancon and incorporating...

See Serre Chevalier guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed to...

See Nevache guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 24 km (direction west)

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

The fortified mountain town of Briancon, one of the highest towns in...

See Mont-Dauphin guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-west)

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of...

See La Grave guide


Ski resort at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and...

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 33 km (direction south)

The historic centre of Embrun is usually visited at the same...

See Embrun guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


Ski resort at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Church at 43 km (direction west), in the Isere department

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gap guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pelvoux


Markets in and near Pelvoux

  • Vallouise: market Thursday (2km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (10km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (25km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (26km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (34km)
  • Abries: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Pelvoux, Provence

Tourist attractions near Pelvoux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (23km)
  • Domaine de Charance (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • La Meije (21km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (31km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (40km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (46km)
  • Cirque de Viso (50km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (40km)

Geography and distances

Pelvoux is in the south-east of France at 47 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Pelvoux is 544 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pelvoux

Canton: Argentière-la-Bessée

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pelvoux

from Gap (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 544 km

from Calais: 759 km

from Nice: 143 km

from Bordeaux: 557 km

from Strasbourg: 424 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 Pelvoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Les Vigneaux, Puy-Saint-Vincent and Vallouise.

This page in French: Visiter Pelvoux

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