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Saint-Sauveur tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Sauveur in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Embrun at 3 km from Saint-Sauveur

Visit Saint-Sauveur: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Embrun at 3 km and Lake Serre-Poncon at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 3 km (direction north-west)

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

See Embrun guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 20 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Barcelonnette guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de l'Ubaye...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide


at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

In the mountain village of Seyne you can see...

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Gap guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


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

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Briancon guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 49 km (direction north-north-east)

Serre-Chevalier is an extensive alpine ski region, based around Briancon and incorporating...

See Serre Chevalier guide


Church at 55 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

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Sauveur


Markets in and near Saint-Sauveur

  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (4km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (17km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (19km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (28km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Saint-Sauveur, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saint-Sauveur, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (17km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (14km)
  • Source - Verdon (24km)
  • Col d'Allos (28km)
  • Col de la Bonette (33km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (36km)
  • Lac d'Allos (37km)
  • Clue de Barles (40km)
  • Cirque de Viso (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (41km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Sauveur is in the south-east of France at 35 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Saint-Sauveur is 575 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Sauveur

Canton: Embrun

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Sauveur

from Gap (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 575 km

from Calais: 793 km

from Nice: 111 km

from Bordeaux: 562 km

from Strasbourg: 459 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-Sauveur from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baratier, Crots, Embrun, Les Orres and Saint-Andre-D'Embrun.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Sauveur

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