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Pontis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pontis in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Lake Serre-Poncon at 2 km from Pontis

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Visit Pontis: highlights and tourist information

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Pontis is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 47 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Pontis is 572 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Serre-Poncon at 2 km and Embrun at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pontis, 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 Pontis 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 Pontis

Markets in and near Pontis

  • Chorges: market Sunday (8km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (12km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (29km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)

More information about Pontis, Provence

Tourist attractions near Pontis, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (25km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (2km)
  • Source - Verdon (25km)
  • Col d'Allos (30km)
  • Clue de Barles (31km)
  • Col de la Bonette (41km)
  • Lac d'Allos (41km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (41km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontis

Canton: Lauzet-Ubaye

Arrondissement: Barcelonnette

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pontis

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 572 km

from Calais: 792 km

from Nice: 115 km

from Bordeaux: 549 km

from Strasbourg: 466 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Breole, Le Sauze-du-Lac, Prunieres, Saint-Apollinaire and Savines-le-Lac.

This page in French: Visiter Pontis

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