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Puimichel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Puimichel in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Lurs at 10 km from Puimichel

Visit Puimichel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lurs at 10 km and Valensole at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Lurs guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Valensole guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Riez guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Mane guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Moustiers guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre...

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

Ensure that your trip to the bustling town of Manosque includes a...

See Manosque guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sisteron guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Greoux-les-Bains guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Var department

Aiguines is a small traditional Provencal village between the Lac...

See Aiguines guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

Bauduen is a pretty village with a beach on...

See Bauduen guide

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

Map of places to visit near Puimichel


Markets in and near Puimichel

  • Les Mees: market Friday (7km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (13km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (15km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (20km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (22km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (24km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)

More information about Puimichel, Provence

Tourist attractions near Puimichel, France

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

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) (9km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (15km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (20km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Barrage de Gréoux (26km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (27km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (27km)
  • Lac de Quinson (31km)
  • Clue de Barles (35km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (36km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (36km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (43km)
  • Lac de Castillon (43km)
  • Colorado Provencal (43km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (44km)
  • Source - Verdon (57km)

Geography and distances

Puimichel is in the south-east of France at 22 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Puimichel is 611 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Puimichel

Canton: Mées

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Puimichel

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 611 km

from Calais: 836 km

from Nice: 105 km

from Bordeaux: 532 km

from Strasbourg: 530 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 Puimichel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Entrevennes and Le Castellet.

This page in French: Visiter Puimichel

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