Saint-Veran tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Veran in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Mont-Dauphin at 20 km from Saint-Veran

Visit Saint-Veran: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Veran in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Dauphin at 20 km and L'Argentiere-la-Bessee at 27 km.

Saint-Veran, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction west)

The fortified mountain town of Briancon, one of the highest towns in...

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide


Ski resort at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Briancon guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide
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at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Embrun guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Serre Chevalier guide


at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Barcelonnette guide


at 41 km (direction north-west)

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed to explore the...

See Nevache guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Grave guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Veran


Markets in and near Saint-Veran

  • Abries: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (18km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (27km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (34km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (34km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)

More information about Saint-Veran, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saint-Veran, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (20km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (4km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Viso (15km)
  • Col de la Bonette (42km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (46km)
  • Source - Verdon (49km)
  • Col d'Allos (50km)
  • La Meije (56km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Veran is in the south-east of France at 65 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Saint-Veran is 576 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Veran

Canton: Aiguilles

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Veran

from Gap (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 576 km

from Calais: 789 km

from Nice: 115 km

from Bordeaux: 588 km

from Strasbourg: 437 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-Veran from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Molines-en-Queyras.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Veran


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