Quinson tourism and travel guide

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Visit Quinson: highlights and tourist information

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Quinson is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 47 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Quinson is 639 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


... 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

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

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

Quinson is in the south-east of France. 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