Villeneuve tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villeneuve in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Manosque at 9 km from Villeneuve

Visit Villeneuve: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Manosque at 9 km and Lurs at 9 km.

Villeneuve, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

Ensure that your trip to the bustling town of Manosque includes a stroll up...

See Manosque guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lurs guide


at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mane guide


at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

Valensole is surrounded by lavender fields, and the lavender industry is also seen in...

See Valensole guide


at 15 km (direction south)

The small spa town of Gréoux-les-Bains is well situated to explore the Lac d'Esparron...

See Greoux-les-Bains guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

Your trip to the village of Riez should include the baptistery, 5th century and...

See Riez guide


at 23 km (direction west)

After a stroll around the historic village of Oppedette you can visit the Gorges...

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d\'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 23 km (direction west)

The Gorges d'Oppedette are picturesque gorges in provence, accessible by several hiking trails...

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France is a charming small resort on the west coast of the Lac...

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east)

The setting of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie below steep cliffs and the lively historic centre make Moustiers-Sainte-Marie...

See Moustiers guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

The Lac de Sainte-Croix is a popular leisure lake with beaches near the Gorges...

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

Bauduen is a pretty village with a beach on the shores of Lac de...

See Bauduen guide

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Map of places to visit near Villeneuve


Markets in and near Villeneuve

  • Oraison: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (9km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (11km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (11km)
  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (15km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (18km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (25km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (29km)

More information about Villeneuve, Provence

Tourist attractions near Villeneuve, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (10km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (10km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (11km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (36km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (37km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (46km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Barrage de Gréoux (16km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (19km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (21km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (21km)
  • Lac de Quinson (26km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (29km)
  • Colorado Provencal (31km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (46km)
  • Clue de Barles (49km)

Geography and distances

Villeneuve is in the south-east of France at 37 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve is 615 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve

Canton: Forcalquier

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Villeneuve

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 615 km

from Calais: 841 km

from Nice: 114 km

from Bordeaux: 523 km

from Strasbourg: 542 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 Villeneuve from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Brillanne, Niozelles, Oraison, Saint-Maime and Volx.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve