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Puy-Saint-Pierre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Puy-Saint-Pierre in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Briancon at 2 km from Puy-Saint-Pierre

Visit Puy-Saint-Pierre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Briancon at 2 km and Serre Chevalier at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Puy-Saint-Pierre, 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 Puy-Saint-Pierre in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



Ski resort at 2 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Briancon is best known for its...

See Briancon guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

Serre-Chevalier is an extensive alpine ski region, based around Briancon and...

See Serre Chevalier guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed to explore the...

See Nevache guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 21 km (direction west), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

Although better known as a ski resort, the village...

See La Grave guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Embrun guide


Ski resort at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular...

See Deux-Alpes guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Savoie department

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 47 km (direction south-west)

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


Ski resort at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Vanoise National Park

Vanoise National Park

National Parc at 52 km (direction north-north-east), in the Savoie department

The stunning mountain scenery in the Vanoise National Park...

See Vanoise National Park guide

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

Map of places to visit near Puy-Saint-Pierre


Markets in and near Puy-Saint-Pierre

  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (2km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (11km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (12km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (26km)
  • Abries: market Wednesday (27km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (30km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (39km)

More information about Puy-Saint-Pierre, Provence

Tourist attractions near Puy-Saint-Pierre, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (28km)
  • Domaine de Charance (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • La Meije (27km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (34km)
  • Cirque de Viso (43km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (47km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (49km)

Geography and distances

Puy-Saint-Pierre is in the south-east of France at 57 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Puy-Saint-Pierre is 547 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Puy-Saint-Pierre

Canton: Briançon-Sud

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Puy-Saint-Pierre

from Gap (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 547 km

from Calais: 761 km

from Nice: 142 km

from Bordeaux: 567 km

from Strasbourg: 419 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 Puy-Saint-Pierre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briancon, Puy-Saint-Andre, Saint-Chaffrey and Villar-Saint-Pancrace.

This page in French: Visiter Puy-Saint-Pierre

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