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Rochebrune tourism and travel guide

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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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 14 km and Lake Serre-Poncon at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Gap

Gap

at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

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...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

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...

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Embrun

Embrun

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Embrun guide
 
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Sisteron

Sisteron

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...

See Sisteron guide
Barcelonnette

Barcelonnette

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

Barcelonnette has an attractive town centre, and also a good number...

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...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Digne-les-Bains

Digne-les-Bains

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

As well as being a spa town, the medieval...

See Digne-les-Bains guide
Mont-Dauphin

Mont-Dauphin

at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide
Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

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...

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...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide
Colmars-les-Alpes

Colmars-les-Alpes

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...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide
L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

at 48 km (direction north-east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Mens

Mens

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

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but...

See Mens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rochebrune

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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)
 
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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

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