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Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gap at 12 km from Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur

Visit Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 12 km and Valgaudemar Valley at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur, 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-Julien-en-Champsaur in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gap guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


Church at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Embrun guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Mens guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 39 km (direction 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


Ski resort at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


Ski resort at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Grave guide


Ski resort at 48 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-Julien-en-Champsaur


Markets in and near Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur

  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (5km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (17km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (28km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (30km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (35km)

More information about Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (11km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (24km)
  • La Meije (41km)
  • Source - Verdon (50km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (51km)
  • Col d'Allos (55km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (7km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur is in the south-east of France at 12 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur is 548 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur

Canton: Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur

from Gap (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 548 km

from Calais: 769 km

from Nice: 140 km

from Bordeaux: 530 km

from Strasbourg: 454 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-Julien-en-Champsaur from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancelle, Benevent-et-Charbillac, Buissard, Chabottes, Forest-Saint-Julien, La Fare-en-Champsaur, Laye, Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, Saint-Laurent-du-Cros, Saint-Leger-les-Melezes and Saint-Michel-de-Chaillol.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur

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