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Rabou tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gap at 7 km from Rabou

Visit Rabou: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Rabou in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 7 km and Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 26 km.

Rabou, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gap guide


Church at 26 km (direction north-north-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
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
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at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring...

See Mens guide


at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

In the mountain village of Seyne you can see various parts of...

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Embrun guide


at 45 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The citadel is the main attraction in Sisteron, along with the dramatic...

See Sisteron guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


Ski resort at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 64 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village in...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 67 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort de Savoie...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Rabou


Markets in and near Rabou

  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (11km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (16km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (22km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (30km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (34km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (38km)

More information about Rabou, Provence

Tourist attractions near Rabou, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (4km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (29km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (43km)
  • Clue de Barles (44km)
  • Mont Aiguille (45km)
  • Source - Verdon (52km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (12km)

Geography and distances

Rabou is in the south-east of France at 7 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Rabou is 550 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rabou

Canton: Gap-Campagne

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Rabou

from Gap (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 550 km

from Calais: 772 km

from Nice: 141 km

from Bordeaux: 521 km

from Strasbourg: 464 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 Rabou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gap, La Roche-Des-Arnauds and Manteyer.

This page in French: Visiter Rabou


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