Poligny tourism and travel guide

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Visit Poligny: highlights and tourist information

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Poligny is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 15 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Poligny is 542 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Poligny include "town of art and history".

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 15 km and Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Poligny, 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 Poligny 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 Poligny

Markets in and near Poligny

  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (2km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (2km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (25km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (25km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (38km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (39km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (40km)

More information about Poligny, Provence

Tourist attractions near Poligny, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Poligny.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (13km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (45km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (31km)
  • La Meije (40km)
  • Mont Aiguille (42km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (43km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (45km)
  • Source - Verdon (57km)
  • Col d'Allos (62km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Poligny

Canton: Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Poligny

from Gap (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 542 km

from Calais: 763 km

from Nice: 147 km

from Bordeaux: 523 km

from Strasbourg: 452 km

Getting here

Poligny 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 Poligny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benevent-et-Charbillac, La Fare-en-Champsaur, La Motte-en-Champsaur, Laye, Le Noyer, Les Costes, Les Infournas, Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, Saint-Eusebe-en-Champsaur and Saint-Laurent-du-Cros.

This page in French: Visiter Poligny