Villar-d'Arene tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villar-d'Arene: highlights and tourist information

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Villar-d'Arene is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 57 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Villar-d'Arene is 521 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Grave at 2 km and Ecrins National Park at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villar-d'Arene, 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 Villar-d'Arene in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Hautes-Alpes

Map of places to visit near Villar-d'Arene

Markets in and near Villar-d'Arene

  • La Grave: market Thursday (2km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (24km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (25km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (28km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (33km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (38km)
  • Froges: market Saturday (41km)

More information about Villar-d'Arene, Provence

Tourist attractions near Villar-d'Arene, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Villar-d'Arene.

Grand sites of France

  • Vallee de la Claree (27km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (53km)
  • Chartreuse (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (0km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (44km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • La Meije (5km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (9km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (23km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villar-d'Arene

Canton: Grave

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Villar-d'Arene

from Gap (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 521 km

from Calais: 736 km

from Nice: 166 km

from Bordeaux: 544 km

from Strasbourg: 408 km

Getting here

Villar-d'Arene is in the south-east of France. 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 Villar-d'Arene from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Grave.

This page in French: Visiter Villar-d'Arene