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Quinson tourism and travel guide

Photo of Quinson in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon at 11 km from Quinson

Visit Quinson: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon at 11 km and Bauduen at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide


Seaside resort at 12 km (direction east-north-east), in the Var department

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

See Bauduen guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

Your trip to the village of Riez should include the baptistery, 5th...

See Riez guide


at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Greoux-les-Bains guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-west), in the Var department

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large number...

See Barjols guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Valensole guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

This pleasant town is interesting to visit during your stay near the...

See Aups guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Var department

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

See Aiguines guide


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

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

See Moustiers guide


at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Var department

Nicely situated in the Bresque river valley, both the medieval...

See Salernes guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

Villecroze is a charming small village with a quaint historic centre and...

See Villecroze guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

Tourtour is a very attractive and traditional Provencal village with a...

See Tourtour guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Manosque guide

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

Map of places to visit near Quinson


Markets in and near Quinson

  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (14km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (16km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (22km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (25km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Quinson, Provence

Tourist attractions near Quinson, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (32km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (35km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (16km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (34km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Quinson (1km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (7km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (11km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (14km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (23km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (23km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (44km)
  • Lac de Castillon (45km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (45km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (48km)
  • Colorado Provencal (51km)

Geography and distances

Quinson is in the south-east of France at 47 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Quinson is 639 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Quinson

Canton: Riez

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Quinson

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 639 km

from Calais: 865 km

from Nice: 99 km

from Bordeaux: 541 km

from Strasbourg: 559 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 Quinson from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artignosc-sur-Verdon, Esparron-de-Verdon and Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon.

This page in French: Visiter Quinson

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