Saint-Chaffrey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Chaffrey in Hautes-Alpes

Visit Saint-Chaffrey: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Saint-Chaffrey is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 58 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Saint-Chaffrey is 544 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Briancon at 3 km and Serre Chevalier at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Saint-Chaffrey, 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 Saint-Chaffrey 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 Saint-Chaffrey

Markets in and near Saint-Chaffrey

  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (13km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (15km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (28km)
  • Abries: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (29km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (42km)

More information about Saint-Chaffrey, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saint-Chaffrey, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (25km)
  • Domaine de Charance (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • La Meije (25km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (31km)
  • Cirque de Viso (45km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (47km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Chaffrey

Canton: Monêtier-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Chaffrey

from Gap (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 544 km

from Calais: 758 km

from Nice: 145 km

from Bordeaux: 566 km

from Strasbourg: 416 km

Getting here

Saint-Chaffrey 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 Saint-Chaffrey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briancon, Puy-Saint-Andre, Puy-Saint-Pierre, Serre Chevalier, Val-Des-Pres and Villar-Saint-Pancrace.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Chaffrey