Simiane-la-Rotonde tourism and travel guide

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Visit Simiane-la-Rotonde: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just one of the sites of interest in the lovely village of Simiane-la-Rotonde

Important note

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

Simiane-la-Rotonde is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 55 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Simiane-la-Rotonde is 595 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges d'Oppedette at 6 km and Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Simiane-la-Rotonde, 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 Simiane-la-Rotonde 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 Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Map of places to visit near Simiane-la-Rotonde

Markets in and near Simiane-la-Rotonde

  • Banon: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (17km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (24km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (24km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (24km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (29km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Simiane-la-Rotonde, Provence

Tourist attractions near Simiane-la-Rotonde, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Simiane-la-Rotonde.

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (36km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (17km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (17km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (25km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (32km)
  • Jarditrain (37km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (9km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (20km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (33km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (33km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (38km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (38km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (39km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (42km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (46km)
  • Lac de Quinson (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Simiane-la-Rotonde

Canton: Banon

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Simiane-la-Rotonde

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 595 km

from Calais: 823 km

from Nice: 140 km

from Bordeaux: 497 km

from Strasbourg: 539 km

Getting here

Simiane-la-Rotonde is in the south-east of France. 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 Simiane-la-Rotonde from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montsalier, Oppedette, Saint-Christol and Vacheres.

This page in French: Visiter Simiane-la-Rotonde