Ventavon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ventavon in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Sisteron at 20 km from Ventavon

Visit Ventavon: highlights and tourist information

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Ventavon is situated in the Hautes-Alpes 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 Ventavon in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 20 km and Gap at 25 km.

Ventavon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Gap guide


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

In the mountain village of Seyne you can see various parts of the medieval...

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Digne-les-Bains 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 in France', is...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide


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

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

See Lurs guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Mane guide


Church at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Sault guide


at 51 km (direction north-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Mens guide


at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Embrun guide

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Markets in and near Ventavon

  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (9km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (17km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (19km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (33km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (35km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (36km)

More information about Ventavon, Provence

Tourist attractions near Ventavon, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (26km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (37km)

Geography and distances

Ventavon is in the south-east of France at 25 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Ventavon is 568 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ventavon

Canton: Laragne-Montéglin

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ventavon

from Gap (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 568 km

from Calais: 792 km

from Nice: 132 km

from Bordeaux: 516 km

from Strasbourg: 489 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 Ventavon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Claret, Lazer, Monetier-Allemont, Sigoyer, Theze and Upaix.

This page in French: Visiter Ventavon