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Saleon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sisteron at 21 km from Saleon

Visit Saleon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 21 km and Montbrun-les-Bains at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saleon, 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 Saleon in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

Sisteron

Sisteron

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

The citadel is the main attraction in Sisteron, along with the dramatic...

See Sisteron guide
Montbrun-les-Bains

Montbrun-les-Bains

at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide
Gap

Gap

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Gap guide
Sault

Sault

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault...

See Sault guide
 
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Lurs

Lurs

at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The village of Lurs is small but has a...

See Lurs guide
Forcalquier

Forcalquier

at 42 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Forcalquier is a pleasant Luberon town with several interesting historic monuments...

See Forcalquier guide
Simiane-la-Rotonde

Simiane-la-Rotonde

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just...

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide
Mane

Mane

at 44 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The citadel above the village is the principal monument in...

See Mane guide
Digne-les-Bains

Digne-les-Bains

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of...

See Digne-les-Bains guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

at 46 km (direction east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Oppedette

Oppedette

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

After a stroll around the historic village of Oppedette you can...

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Gorges d'Oppedette are picturesque gorges in provence, accessible by several...

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 48 km (direction west), in the Drome department

The cobbled paths, vaulted passages and ancient arches entice you...

See Aubres guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide

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Map of places to visit near Saleon

 
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Markets in and near Saleon

  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (5km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (11km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (22km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (34km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (35km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (35km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (38km)

More information about Saleon, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saleon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (34km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Clue de Barles (40km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saleon is in the south-east of France at 34 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Saleon is 566 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saleon

Canton: Orpierre

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saleon

from Gap (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 566 km

from Calais: 791 km

from Nice: 139 km

from Bordeaux: 506 km

from Strasbourg: 496 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 Saleon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eyguians, Lagrand, Laragne-Monteglin, Lazer, Mereuil, Montrond, Nossage-et-Benevent, Saint-Genis and Trescleoux.

This page in French: Visiter Saleon

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