Serre Chevalier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Serre Chevalier in Hautes-Alpes

Visit Serre Chevalier: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Serre-Chevalier is an extensive alpine ski region, based around Briancon and incorporating many resorts and villages

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Serre Chevalier. For detailed visitor information see the Serre Chevalier travel guide.

Serre Chevalier is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 64 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Serre Chevalier is 540 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Briancon at 9 km and L'Argentiere-la-Bessee at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Serre Chevalier, 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 Serre Chevalier 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 Serre Chevalier

Markets in and near Serre Chevalier

  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (19km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (21km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (27km)
  • Abries: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (35km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (40km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (55km)

More information about Serre Chevalier, Provence

Tourist attractions near Serre Chevalier, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Serre Chevalier.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (25km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • La Meije (26km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (29km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (44km)
  • Cirque de Viso (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Serre Chevalier

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: na

Distance to Serre Chevalier

from Gap (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 540 km

from Calais: 753 km

from Nice: 150 km

from Bordeaux: 568 km

from Strasbourg: 410 km

Getting here

Serre Chevalier 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 Serre Chevalier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Nevache, Saint-Chaffrey and Val-Des-Pres.

This page in French: Visiter Serre Chevalier