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Pelvoux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pelvoux: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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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!


... 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

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

Pelvoux is in the south-east of France. 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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