Puy-Saint-Vincent tourism and travel guide

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Visit Puy-Saint-Vincent: highlights and tourist information

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

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!


... 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

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

  • Vallee de la Claree (21km)

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

  • La Meije (24km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (34km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (37km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (49km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (38km)

Geography and distances

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

Puy-Saint-Vincent is in the south-east of France. 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