Peyruis tourism and travel guide

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Visit Peyruis: highlights and tourist information

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Peyruis is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 25 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Peyruis is 603 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


... 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)

More information about Peyruis, Provence

Tourist attractions near Peyruis, France

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

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

Peyruis is in the south-east of France. 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