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Vitrolles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vitrolles in Hautes-Alpes

Photo is of Gap at 17 km from Vitrolles

Visit Vitrolles: highlights and tourist information

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Vitrolles is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 17 km and Sisteron at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vitrolles, 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 Vitrolles in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

Gap

Gap

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Gap guide
Sisteron

Sisteron

at 27 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Sisteron guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

at 34 km (direction east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
 
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Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Church at 42 km (direction east), in the Isere department

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Digne-les-Bains

Digne-les-Bains

at 44 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...

See Digne-les-Bains guide
Mens

Mens

at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring...

See Mens guide
Embrun

Embrun

at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Embrun guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 47 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Montbrun-les-Bains

Montbrun-les-Bains

at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village in...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide
Sault

Sault

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Sault guide
L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

at 63 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vitrolles

 
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Markets in and near Vitrolles

  • Veynes: market Thursday (15km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (17km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (19km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (29km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (29km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (32km)

Hotels near Vitrolles

More information about Vitrolles, Provence

Tourist attractions near Vitrolles, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (18km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vitrolles is in the south-east of France at 17 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Vitrolles is 563 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vitrolles

Canton: Barcillonnette

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vitrolles

from Gap (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 563 km

from Calais: 786 km

from Nice: 133 km

from Bordeaux: 518 km

from Strasbourg: 481 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 Vitrolles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barcillonnette, Esparron, Fouillouse, La Saulce, Lardier-et-Valenca, Monetier-Allemont and Sigoyer.

This page in French: Visiter Vitrolles

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