Venterol tourism and travel guide

Photo of Venterol in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Gap at 13 km from Venterol

Visit Venterol: highlights and tourist information

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Venterol is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence 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 Venterol in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 13 km and Lake Serre-Poncon at 21 km.

Venterol, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction ), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Gap guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sisteron guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Embrun guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Digne-les-Bains guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural highlughts in the high...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


Church at 43 km (direction north-north-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 44 km (direction east)

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

See Barcelonnette guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The fortified mountain town of Briancon, one of the highest towns in Europe, is...

See Mont-Dauphin guide


at 50 km (direction 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 east-south-east)

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort de Savoie and fortified...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The silver mines in L'Argentiere la Bessée, very active in the 19th century, are...

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide

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Map of places to visit near Venterol


Markets in and near Venterol

  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (18km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (24km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (27km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Venterol, Provence

Tourist attractions near Venterol, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Dauphin place forte (Vauban fortifications) (49km)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (15km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (21km)
  • Clue de Barles (26km)
  • Source - Verdon (38km)
  • Col d'Allos (43km)
  • Mont Aiguille (62km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (28km)

Geography and distances

Venterol is in the south-east of France at 40 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Venterol is 568 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Venterol

Canton: Turriers

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Venterol

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 568 km

from Calais: 790 km

from Nice: 125 km

from Bordeaux: 530 km

from Strasbourg: 477 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 Venterol from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellaffaire, Chateauvieux, Curbans, Faucon-du-Caire, Gigors, Lettret, Piegut, Remollon, Rochebrune, Tallard, Turriers and Valserres.

This page in French: Visiter Venterol