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Pierrerue tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pierrerue in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Forcalquier at 4 km from Pierrerue

Visit Pierrerue: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Forcalquier at 4 km and Lurs at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 4 km (direction west)

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lurs guide


at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mane guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Manosque guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Valensole guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Greoux-les-Bains guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Riez guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Sisteron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Moustiers guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

The Lac de Sainte-Croix is a popular leisure lake...

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pierrerue


Markets in and near Pierrerue

  • Forcalquier: market Monday (5km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (14km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (14km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (18km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (20km)
  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (22km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)

More information about Pierrerue, Provence

Tourist attractions near Pierrerue, France

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

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) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (6km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (6km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (18km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (39km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (45km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Barrage de Gréoux (24km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (27km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (27km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (27km)
  • Colorado Provencal (28km)
  • Lac de Quinson (33km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (35km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (41km)
  • Clue de Barles (46km)

Geography and distances

Pierrerue is in the south-east of France at 36 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Pierrerue is 607 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pierrerue

Canton: Forcalquier

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pierrerue

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 607 km

from Calais: 833 km

from Nice: 119 km

from Bordeaux: 518 km

from Strasbourg: 535 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 Pierrerue from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fontienne, Forcalquier, La Brillanne, Lurs, Mane, Niozelles, Saint-Maime and Sigonce.

This page in French: Visiter Pierrerue

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