Rochebrune tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rochebrune in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Gap at 14 km from Rochebrune

Visit Rochebrune: highlights and tourist information

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Rochebrune 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 Rochebrune in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 14 km and Lake Serre-Poncon at 15 km.

Rochebrune, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Gap guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Embrun guide


at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide


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

Barcelonnette has an attractive town centre, and also a good number of substantial 'Mexican...

See Barcelonnette guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 41 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of Digne-les-Bains also merits...

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


Church at 44 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 pilgrimage destination...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Vallee de l\'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 44 km (direction east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de l'Ubaye is one of the...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


at 48 km (direction north-east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Mens guide

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Markets in and near Rochebrune

  • Chorges: market Sunday (13km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (26km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (27km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (29km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Rochebrune, Provence

Tourist attractions near Rochebrune, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Dauphin place forte (Vauban fortifications) (43km)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (16km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (15km)
  • Clue de Barles (25km)
  • Source - Verdon (33km)
  • Col d'Allos (38km)
  • Lac d'Allos (49km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (28km)

Geography and distances

Rochebrune is in the south-east of France at 14 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Rochebrune is 570 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rochebrune

Canton: Chorges

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Rochebrune

from Gap (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 570 km

from Calais: 791 km

from Nice: 121 km

from Bordeaux: 536 km

from Strasbourg: 475 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 Rochebrune from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellaffaire, Breziers, Espinasses, Gigors, Jarjayes, Piegut, Remollon, Rousset, Saint-Etienne-le-Laus, Theus, Valserres and Venterol.

This page in French: Visiter Rochebrune