Veynes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Veynes in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Gap at 20 km from Veynes

Visit Veynes: highlights and tourist information

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Veynes 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 Veynes in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 20 km and Mens at 32 km.

Veynes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Gap guide


at 32 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


Church at 33 km (direction north-north-east), 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 39 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
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 43 km (direction north-east)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-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


at 50 km (direction 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 59 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 59 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Sault guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide

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Markets in and near Veynes

Market days in Veynes: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Veynes: market Thursday (0km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (15km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (26km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (31km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (36km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (36km)

More information about Veynes, Provence

Tourist attractions near Veynes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (59km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (25km)

Geography and distances

Veynes is in the south-east of France at 20 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Veynes is 549 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Veynes

Canton: Veynes

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Veynes

from Gap (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 549 km

from Calais: 772 km

from Nice: 148 km

from Bordeaux: 507 km

from Strasbourg: 474 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 Veynes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aspres-sur-Buech, Chateauneuf-d'Oze, Furmeyer, Montmaur, Oze and Saint-Auban-d'Oze.

This page in French: Visiter Veynes