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Thorame-Basse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thorame-Basse in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Colmars-les-Alpes at 14 km from Thorame-Basse

Visit Thorame-Basse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Colmars-les-Alpes at 14 km and Annot at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thorame-Basse, 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 Thorame-Basse in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 14 km (direction north-east)

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Annot guide


at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 27 km (direction south)

The small town of Castellane has a pleasant historic centre...

See Castellane guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Entrevaux guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

These gorges in northern Provence are one of the...

See Gorges du Verdon guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Barcelonnette guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-west)

The setting of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie below steep cliffs and the lively...

See Moustiers guide


at 37 km (direction south), in the Var department

Trigance is a charming small village and castle to the east...

See Trigance guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

More than 1000 metres above sea-level, it is no...

See Bargeme guide


at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Var department

Aiguines is a small traditional Provencal village between the Lac...

See Aiguines guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 41 km (direction north-east)

Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 44 km (direction south-west)

The Lac de Sainte-Croix is a popular leisure lake with beaches near...

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Map of places to visit near Thorame-Basse


Markets in and near Thorame-Basse

  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (27km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (35km)

More information about Thorame-Basse, Provence

Tourist attractions near Thorame-Basse, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (50km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Allos (23km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (24km)
  • Lac de Castillon (24km)
  • Col d'Allos (24km)
  • Clue de Barles (25km)
  • Source - Verdon (26km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (27km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (27km)
  • Col de la Bonette (36km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (44km)
  • Lac de Quinson (58km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (58km)

Geography and distances

Thorame-Basse is in the south-east of France at 21 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Thorame-Basse is 618 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thorame-Basse

Canton: Allos-Colmars

Arrondissement: Castellane

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Thorame-Basse

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 618 km

from Calais: 838 km

from Nice: 75 km

from Bordeaux: 567 km

from Strasbourg: 509 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 Thorame-Basse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lambruisse and Thorame-Haute.

This page in French: Visiter Thorame-Basse

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