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Peyruis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Peyruis in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Lurs at 7 km from Peyruis

Visit Peyruis: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lurs at 7 km and Forcalquier at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lurs guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mane guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sisteron guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Valensole guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Manosque guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 26 km (direction south-east)

Your trip to the village of Riez should include...

See Riez guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Oppedette guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

The small spa town of Gréoux-les-Bains is well situated to...

See Greoux-les-Bains guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Moustiers guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France is a charming small resort on the west...

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Map of places to visit near Peyruis


Markets in and near Peyruis

  • Les Mees: market Friday (3km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (9km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (15km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (21km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (25km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)

Hotels near Peyruis

More information about Peyruis, Provence

Tourist attractions near Peyruis, France

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

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) (4km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (17km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (17km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (21km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (49km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Barrage de Gréoux (31km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (33km)
  • Clue de Barles (34km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (35km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (37km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (37km)
  • Lac de Quinson (38km)
  • Colorado Provencal (38km)

Geography and distances

Peyruis is in the south-east of France at 25 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Peyruis is 603 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Peyruis

Canton: Peyruis

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Peyruis

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 603 km

from Calais: 828 km

from Nice: 113 km

from Bordeaux: 525 km

from Strasbourg: 526 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 Peyruis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ganagobie, Les Mees, Mallefougasse-Auges and Montfort.

This page in French: Visiter Peyruis

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