Piegut tourism and travel guide

Photo of Piegut in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Gap at 13 km from Piegut

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Piegut 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 Piegut in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 13 km and Lake Serre-Poncon at 19 km.

Piegut, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Gap

Gap

at 13 km (direction north-north-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Gap guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac de Serre-Poncon because of its...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Embrun

Embrun

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Embrun guide
 
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Sisteron

Sisteron

at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sisteron guide
Digne-les-Bains

Digne-les-Bains

at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural highlughts in the high...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Barcelonnette

Barcelonnette

at 42 km (direction east)

Barcelonnette has an attractive town centre, and also a good number of substantial 'Mexican...

See Barcelonnette guide
Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

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

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important pilgrimage destination...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Mont-Dauphin

Mont-Dauphin

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide
Vallee de l\'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 48 km (direction east)

Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de l'Ubaye is one of the...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide
Colmars-les-Alpes

Colmars-les-Alpes

at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort de Savoie and fortified...

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Mens

Mens

at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring if you...

See Mens guide
L\'Argentiere-la-Bessee

L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The silver mines in L'Argentiere la Bessée, very active in the 19th century, are...

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide

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Markets in and near Piegut

  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (16km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (26km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (29km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Piegut, Provence

Tourist attractions near Piegut, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Dauphin place forte (Vauban fortifications) (46km)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (15km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Piegut is in the south-east of France at 41 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Piegut is 568 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Piegut

Canton: Turriers

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Piegut

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 568 km

from Calais: 790 km

from Nice: 124 km

from Bordeaux: 532 km

from Strasbourg: 476 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 Piegut from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellaffaire, Breziers, Chateauvieux, Gigors, Jarjayes, Lettret, Remollon, Rochebrune, Saint-Etienne-le-Laus, Tallard, Theus, Turriers, Valserres and Venterol.

This page in French: Visiter Piegut