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Upaix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Upaix in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Sisteron at 15 km from Upaix

Visit Upaix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 15 km and Gap at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 15 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Gap guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village in...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east), 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


at 39 km (direction east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 39 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Lurs guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Forcalquier is a pleasant Luberon town with several interesting...

See Forcalquier guide


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

The citadel above the village is the principal monument in...

See Mane guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac de...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault...

See Sault guide


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just one of...

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


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

After a stroll around the historic village of Oppedette you can visit...

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Gorges d'Oppedette are picturesque gorges in provence, accessible by several hiking...

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 56 km (direction east-north-east)

The historic centre of Embrun is usually visited at...

See Embrun guide

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

Map of places to visit near Upaix


Markets in and near Upaix

  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (4km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (18km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (24km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (28km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (33km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (38km)

More information about Upaix, Provence

Tourist attractions near Upaix, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (43km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Clue de Barles (32km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (44km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (53km)
  • Colorado Provencal (54km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (44km)

Geography and distances

Upaix is in the south-east of France at 31 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Upaix is 572 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Upaix

Canton: Laragne-Montéglin

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Upaix

from Gap (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 572 km

from Calais: 796 km

from Nice: 131 km

from Bordeaux: 514 km

from Strasbourg: 496 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 Upaix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antonaves, Chateauneuf-de-Chabre, Laragne-Monteglin, Lazer, Le Poet, Mison, Theze and Ventavon.

This page in French: Visiter Upaix

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