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Prunieres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lake Serre-Poncon at 3 km from Prunieres

Visit Prunieres: highlights and tourist information

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Prunieres is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Serre-Poncon at 3 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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Prunieres, 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 Prunieres in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 3 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Embrun guide


at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Gap guide


at 21 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The fortified mountain town of Briancon, one of the...

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Barcelonnette has an attractive town centre, and also a...

See Barcelonnette guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very...

See Ecrins National Park guide


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

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 47 km (direction north-east)

The town of Briancon is best known for its extensive Vauban fortifications,...

See Briancon guide


at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Hautes-Alpes

Map of places to visit near Prunieres


Markets in and near Prunieres

  • Chorges: market Sunday (5km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (12km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (26km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (28km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (30km)

More information about Prunieres, Provence

Tourist attractions near Prunieres, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (23km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (3km)
  • Source - Verdon (29km)
  • Col d'Allos (34km)
  • Clue de Barles (35km)
  • Col de la Bonette (44km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (45km)
  • Lac d'Allos (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (29km)

Geography and distances

Prunieres is in the south-east of France at 21 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Prunieres is 568 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Prunieres

Canton: Chorges

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Prunieres

from Gap (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 568 km

from Calais: 787 km

from Nice: 119 km

from Bordeaux: 547 km

from Strasbourg: 462 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chorges, Pontis, Saint-Apollinaire and Savines-le-Lac.

This page in French: Visiter Prunieres

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