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Saint-Firmin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Firmin in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 7 km from Saint-Firmin

Visit Saint-Firmin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 7 km and Valgaudemar Valley at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Firmin, 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-Firmin in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



Church at 7 km (direction west-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
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 22 km (direction west), in the Isere department

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

See Mens guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gap guide


Ski resort at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and...

See Deux-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-east)

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La...

See La Grave guide


at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau de Vizille...

See Vizille guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Embrun guide


at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


Ski resort at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Briancon is best known for its extensive Vauban fortifications,...

See Briancon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Firmin


Markets in and near Saint-Firmin

  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (12km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (31km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (31km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (32km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (33km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (37km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Saint-Firmin, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saint-Firmin, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (23km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (38km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • La Meije (33km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (36km)
  • Mont Aiguille (38km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (39km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (42km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (10km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Firmin is in the south-east of France at 25 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Saint-Firmin is 533 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Firmin

Canton: Saint-Firmin

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Firmin

from Gap (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 533 km

from Calais: 753 km

from Nice: 155 km

from Bordeaux: 521 km

from Strasbourg: 443 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 Saint-Firmin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aspres-les-Corps, Beaufin, Chauffayer, La Motte-en-Champsaur, Le Glaizil, Les Costes, Saint-Jacques-en-Valgodemard and Saint-Maurice-en-Valgodemard.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Firmin

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