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Puy-Saint-Vincent tourism and travel guide

Photo of Puy-Saint-Vincent in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of L'Argentiere-la-Bessee at 7 km from Puy-Saint-Vincent

Visit Puy-Saint-Vincent: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include L'Argentiere-la-Bessee at 7 km and Ecrins National Park at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 14 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


Ski resort at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Briancon guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Serre Chevalier guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

The fortified mountain town of Briancon, one of the highest towns in...

See Mont-Dauphin guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Nevache guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-west)

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide


at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Embrun guide


Ski resort at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Deux-Alpes guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


Church at 42 km (direction west), in the Isere department

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


Ski resort at 43 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


at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gap guide

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

Map of places to visit near Puy-Saint-Vincent


Markets in and near Puy-Saint-Vincent

  • Vallouise: market Thursday (2km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (7km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (23km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (28km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (30km)
  • Abries: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Puy-Saint-Vincent, Provence

Tourist attractions near Puy-Saint-Vincent, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (26km)
  • Domaine de Charance (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (38km)

Geography and distances

Puy-Saint-Vincent is in the south-east of France at 44 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Puy-Saint-Vincent is 547 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Puy-Saint-Vincent

Canton: Argentière-la-Bessée

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Puy-Saint-Vincent

from Gap (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 547 km

from Calais: 762 km

from Nice: 140 km

from Bordeaux: 557 km

from Strasbourg: 428 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-Vincent from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): L'Argentiere-la-Bessee, Les Vigneaux, Pelvoux and Vallouise.

This page in French: Visiter Puy-Saint-Vincent

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