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Vaumeilh tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaumeilh in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Sisteron at 11 km from Vaumeilh

Visit Vaumeilh: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 11 km and Digne-les-Bains at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 11 km (direction south)

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

See Sisteron guide


at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Gap guide


at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lurs guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Forcalquier guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mane guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Sault guide


at 49 km (direction south-west)

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

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 50 km (direction south)

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

See Valensole guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vaumeilh


Markets in and near Vaumeilh

  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (11km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (23km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (25km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (29km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (29km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (33km)

More information about Vaumeilh, Provence

Tourist attractions near Vaumeilh, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (42km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (45km)

Geography and distances

Vaumeilh is in the south-east of France at 31 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Vaumeilh is 578 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaumeilh

Canton: Motte-du-Caire

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vaumeilh

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 578 km

from Calais: 802 km

from Nice: 124 km

from Bordeaux: 521 km

from Strasbourg: 497 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 Vaumeilh from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateaufort, La Motte-du-Caire, Le Poet, Nibles, Sigoyer, Theze and Valernes.

This page in French: Visiter Vaumeilh

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