Val-Des-Pres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Val-Des-Pres: highlights and tourist information

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Val-Des-Pres is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 64 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Val-Des-Pres is 545 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Serre Chevalier at 4 km and Briancon at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Val-Des-Pres, 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 Val-Des-Pres 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 Hautes-Alpes

Map of places to visit near Val-Des-Pres

Markets in and near Val-Des-Pres

  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (19km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (19km)
  • Abries: market Wednesday (26km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (31km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (32km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (45km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (46km)

More information about Val-Des-Pres, Provence

Tourist attractions near Val-Des-Pres, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Val-Des-Pres.

Grand sites of France

  • Vallee de la Claree (3km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • La Meije (30km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (33km)
  • Cirque de Viso (43km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (49km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Val-Des-Pres

Canton: Briançon-Nord

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Val-Des-Pres

from Gap (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 545 km

from Calais: 757 km

from Nice: 146 km

from Bordeaux: 571 km

from Strasbourg: 412 km

Getting here

Val-Des-Pres is in the south-east of France. 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 Val-Des-Pres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briancon, Montgenevre, Saint-Chaffrey and Serre Chevalier.

This page in French: Visiter Val-Des-Pres