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Valserres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Valserres in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Gap at 9 km from Valserres

Visit Valserres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 9 km and Lake Serre-Poncon at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Gap

Gap

at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Gap guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 18 km (direction east)

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac de Serre-Poncon...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Embrun

Embrun

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Embrun guide
 
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Sisteron

Sisteron

at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Church at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Isere department

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Barcelonnette

Barcelonnette

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

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

See Barcelonnette guide
Mont-Dauphin

Mont-Dauphin

at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

The fortified mountain town of Briancon, one of the...

See Mont-Dauphin guide
Digne-les-Bains

Digne-les-Bains

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

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide
Mens

Mens

at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring...

See Mens guide
L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

at 49 km (direction north-east)

The silver mines in L'Argentiere la Bessée, very active...

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Vallee de l'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

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

Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de l'Ubaye is one...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 52 km (direction north-north-east), in the Isere department

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic National...

See Ecrins National Park guide

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Map of places to visit near Valserres

 
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Markets in and near Valserres

  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (14km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (22km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (24km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (30km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Valserres, Provence

Tourist attractions near Valserres, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Dauphin place forte (Vauban fortifications) (45km)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (11km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

Valserres is in the south-east of France at 9 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Valserres is 564 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valserres

Canton: Bâtie-Neuve

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Valserres

from Gap (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 564 km

from Calais: 786 km

from Nice: 126 km

from Bordeaux: 531 km

from Strasbourg: 472 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 Valserres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avancon, Chateauvieux, Jarjayes, Lettret, Piegut, Remollon, Rochebrune, Saint-Etienne-le-Laus, Tallard, Theus and Venterol.

This page in French: Visiter Valserres

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