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France This Way comment: In the mountain village of Seyne you can see various parts of the medieval defences that once stood here, and a pretty village

Seyne is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Serre-Poncon at 18 km and Barcelonnette at 24 km.

Seyne, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

less than one km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Barcelonnette

Barcelonnette

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Barcelonnette guide
Embrun

Embrun

at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Embrun guide
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Colmars-les-Alpes

Colmars-les-Alpes

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort de Savoie...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide
Digne-les-Bains

Digne-les-Bains

at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of Digne-les-Bains...

See Digne-les-Bains guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide
Gap

Gap

at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Gap guide
Sisteron

Sisteron

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sisteron guide
Mont-Dauphin

Mont-Dauphin

at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide
Annot

Annot

at 50 km (direction south-east)

The small village of Annot is most unusual, being built around great...

See Annot guide
L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

at 52 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Lurs

Lurs

at 56 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lurs guide
Entrevaux

Entrevaux

at 58 km (direction south-east)

The narrow medieval streets and the citadel on the hill above the...

See Entrevaux guide

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Markets in and near Seyne

Market days in Seyne: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday;

  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (0km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (22km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (25km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Seyne, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Dauphin place forte (Vauban fortifications) (41km)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Clue de Barles (15km)
  • Source - Verdon (16km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (18km)
  • Col d'Allos (20km)
  • Lac d'Allos (31km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (33km)
  • Col de la Bonette (36km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Seyne is in the south-east of France at 30 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Seyne is 587 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Seyne

Canton: Seyne

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Seyne

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 587 km

from Calais: 807 km

from Nice: 103 km

from Bordeaux: 551 km

from Strasbourg: 483 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Nice or Marseille airport. Driving is also possible - by car from Calais the drive takes about 11 hours. For driving distances to Seyne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montclar and Selonnet.

This page in French: Visiter Seyne

 
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