Vacheres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vacheres in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Oppedette at 4 km from Vacheres

Visit Vacheres: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Oppedette at 4 km and Gorges d\'Oppedette at 4 km.

Vacheres, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction west)

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

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d\'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 4 km (direction west)

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

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 8 km (direction north-west)

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Mane guide


at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

Ensure that your trip to the bustling town of Manosque includes a stroll up...

See Manosque guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Less touristy than many Provence towns, the highlight in Apt is the baroque style...

See Apt guide


at 20 km (direction west), in the Vaucluse department

It is true that Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt is larger and less visited by tourists than many...

See Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Lurs guide


at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover a picturesque old town...

See Cucuron guide


at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Sault guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make it one...

See Ansouis guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the ocean and various works...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


at 28 km (direction south-east)

The small spa town of Gréoux-les-Bains is well situated to explore the Lac d'Esparron...

See Greoux-les-Bains guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Vacheres


Markets in and near Vacheres

  • Forcalquier: market Monday (11km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (20km)
  • Apt: market Saturday (20km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (22km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Sault: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (27km)
  • Roussillon: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Vacheres, Provence

Tourist attractions near Vacheres, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (39km)
  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (44km)

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) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (35km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (11km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (11km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (28km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (29km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (30km)
  • Jarditrain (43km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Colorado Provencal (12km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (25km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (25km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (28km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (31km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (34km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (40km)
  • Lac de Quinson (42km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (49km)

Geography and distances

Vacheres is in the south-east of France at 51 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Vacheres is 603 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vacheres

Canton: Reillanne

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vacheres

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 603 km

from Calais: 830 km

from Nice: 133 km

from Bordeaux: 504 km

from Strasbourg: 542 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 Vacheres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubenas-les-Alpes, Oppedette, Reillanne, Revest-Des-Brousses, Simiane-la-Rotonde and Viens.

This page in French: Visiter Vacheres