Risoul tourism and travel guide

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Visit Risoul: highlights and tourist information

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Risoul is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 46 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Risoul is 570 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Dauphin at 3 km and Embrun at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Risoul, 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 Risoul 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 Risoul

Markets in and near Risoul

  • Guillestre: market Monday (1km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (16km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (17km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (25km)
  • Abries: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)

More information about Risoul, Provence

Tourist attractions near Risoul, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Risoul.

Grand sites of France

  • Vallee de la Claree (36km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (3km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (27km)
  • Cirque de Viso (33km)
  • Source - Verdon (37km)
  • Col de la Bonette (38km)
  • Col d'Allos (39km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (44km)
  • La Meije (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Risoul

Canton: Guillestre

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Risoul

from Gap (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 570 km

from Calais: 786 km

from Nice: 117 km

from Bordeaux: 570 km

from Strasbourg: 446 km

Getting here

Risoul 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 Risoul from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eygliers, Guillestre, Mont-Dauphin, Reotier, Saint-Clement-sur-Durance and Vars.

This page in French: Visiter Risoul