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Valbelle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Valbelle in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Sisteron at 7 km from Valbelle

Visit Valbelle: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 7 km and Lurs at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sisteron guide


at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Lurs guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mane guide


at 29 km (direction east)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of Digne-les-Bains...

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

Valensole is surrounded by lavender fields, and the lavender industry...

See Valensole guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Manosque guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Sault guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

Your trip to the village of Riez should include the baptistery,...

See Riez guide


at 43 km (direction south)

The small spa town of Gréoux-les-Bains is well situated to explore...

See Greoux-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Valbelle


Markets in and near Valbelle

  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (12km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (15km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (19km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (23km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (34km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (36km)

Hotels near Valbelle

More information about Valbelle, Provence

Tourist attractions near Valbelle, France

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

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) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (25km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (35km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (55km)

Sites of natural beauty


Geography and distances

Valbelle is in the south-east of France at 29 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Valbelle is 589 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valbelle

Canton: Noyers-sur-Jabron

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Valbelle

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 589 km

from Calais: 814 km

from Nice: 122 km

from Bordeaux: 518 km

from Strasbourg: 514 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 Valbelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bevons, Noyers-sur-Jabron and Sisteron.

This page in French: Visiter Valbelle

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