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Theus tourism and travel guide

Photo of Theus in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Gap at 13 km from Theus

Visit Theus: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 13 km and Lake Serre-Poncon at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Gap

Gap

at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Gap guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

at 19 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Embrun

Embrun

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Embrun guide
 
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Sisteron

Sisteron

at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 38 km (direction south-west)

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural highlughts in...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Barcelonnette

Barcelonnette

at 38 km (direction east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Barcelonnette guide
Mont-Dauphin

Mont-Dauphin

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide
Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Church at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Digne-les-Bains

Digne-les-Bains

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

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 44 km (direction east), 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
L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

at 46 km (direction north-east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Colmars-les-Alpes

Colmars-les-Alpes

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

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

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide
Mens

Mens

at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring...

See Mens guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Hautes-Alpes

Map of places to visit near Theus

 
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Markets in and near Theus

  • Chorges: market Sunday (10km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (25km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (25km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (30km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (34km)

Hotels near Theus

More information about Theus, Provence

Tourist attractions near Theus, France

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

Heritage sites

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

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (15km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (14km)
  • Clue de Barles (28km)
  • Source - Verdon (33km)
  • Col d'Allos (38km)
  • Lac d'Allos (49km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (50km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Theus is in the south-east of France at 13 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Theus is 568 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Theus

Canton: Chorges

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Theus

from Gap (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 568 km

from Calais: 789 km

from Nice: 122 km

from Bordeaux: 536 km

from Strasbourg: 472 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 Theus from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avancon, Breziers, Espinasses, Piegut, Remollon, Rochebrune, Rousset, Saint-Etienne-le-Laus and Valserres.

This page in French: Visiter Theus

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