Villar-Saint-Pancrace tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villar-Saint-Pancrace in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Briancon at 3 km from Villar-Saint-Pancrace

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Villar-Saint-Pancrace 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 Villar-Saint-Pancrace in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Briancon at 3 km and L\'Argentiere-la-Bessee at 10 km.

Villar-Saint-Pancrace, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Ski resort at 3 km (direction north-north-east)

The town of Briancon is best known for its extensive Vauban fortifications, and also...

See Briancon guide


at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 11 km (direction south-west)

Serre-Chevalier is an extensive alpine ski region, based around Briancon and incorporating many resorts...

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at 16 km (direction south-west)

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed to explore the scenic Vallée...

See Nevache guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Mont-Dauphin guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave is also...

See La Grave guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Embrun guide


Ski resort at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular Alpine ski resorts...

See Deux-Alpes guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Savoie department

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer season than...

See Val Thorens guide


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

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for the Tour...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gap guide

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Markets in and near Villar-Saint-Pancrace

  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (3km)
  • L'Argentiere-la-Bessee: market Friday (10km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (11km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Guillestre: market Monday (24km)
  • Abries: market Wednesday (25km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (32km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Villar-Saint-Pancrace, Provence

Tourist attractions near Villar-Saint-Pancrace, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Queyras (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • La Meije (29km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (36km)
  • Cirque de Viso (41km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (45km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (52km)

Geography and distances

Villar-Saint-Pancrace is in the south-east of France at 56 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Villar-Saint-Pancrace is 549 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villar-Saint-Pancrace

Canton: Briançon-Sud

Arrondissement: Briançon

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Villar-Saint-Pancrace

from Gap (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 549 km

from Calais: 763 km

from Nice: 140 km

from Bordeaux: 568 km

from Strasbourg: 421 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 Villar-Saint-Pancrace from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briancon, Puy-Saint-Andre, Puy-Saint-Pierre and Saint-Chaffrey.

This page in French: Visiter Villar-Saint-Pancrace