Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 17 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas is 551 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 17 km and Valgaudemar Valley at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas, 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-Jean-Saint-Nicolas 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-Jean-Saint-Nicolas

Markets in and near Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas

  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (12km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (14km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (24km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (29km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (30km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (33km)

More information about Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (17km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (19km)
  • La Meije (38km)
  • Source - Verdon (46km)
  • Col d'Allos (50km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (55km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (15km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas

Canton: Orcières

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas

from Gap (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 551 km

from Calais: 771 km

from Nice: 136 km

from Bordeaux: 537 km

from Strasbourg: 451 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancelle, Chabottes, Champoleon, Saint-Leger-les-Melezes and Saint-Michel-de-Chaillol.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas