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Volonne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Volonne in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Sisteron at 11 km from Volonne

Visit Volonne: highlights and tourist information

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Volonne is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 11 km and Digne-les-Bains at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sisteron guide


at 17 km (direction east)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre...

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

The village of Lurs is small but has a...

See Lurs guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Forcalquier guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mane guide


at 30 km (direction south)

Valensole is surrounded by lavender fields, and the lavender...

See Valensole guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Riez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Moustiers guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

Ensure that your trip to the bustling town of Manosque...

See Manosque guide


at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Oppedette guide
Gorges d'Oppedette

Gorges d'Oppedette

Scenery at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gorges d'Oppedette guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Map of places to visit near Volonne


Markets in and near Volonne

  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (2km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (9km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (26km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (28km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (30km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Volonne, Provence

Tourist attractions near Volonne, France

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

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) (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (27km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (27km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Clue de Barles (24km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (40km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (40km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (41km)
  • Colorado Provencal (47km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (48km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (48km)
  • Lac de Castillon (48km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (48km)
  • Source - Verdon (49km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (51km)

Geography and distances

Volonne is in the south-east of France at 17 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Volonne is 598 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Volonne

Canton: Volonne

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Volonne

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 598 km

from Calais: 823 km

from Nice: 110 km

from Bordeaux: 530 km

from Strasbourg: 515 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 Volonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubignosc, Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban, Chateauneuf-Val-Saint-Donat, Mirabeau, Montfort, Peipin, Salignac and Sourribes.

This page in French: Visiter Volonne

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