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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Bramans
Insee code73056
AltitudeFrom 1194 to 3378 meters
Surface92.26 km²
Population390 inhabitants
Density4 inhabitants/km²


Chief townChambéry (at 113 km, 79 min)Sollières-Sardières at 5.5 km (6 min)
DepartmentSavoieAvrieux at 7.7 km (12 min)
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town


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Bramans is a small village of about 390 inhabitants, with a glorious past!

In 218 BC Hannibal and his 37 elephants crossed these lands before beginning his ascent to the pass the Crosta Clapier to fight the Romans in nearby Italy. Then Charlemagne made the ascent of Petit-Mont-Cenis by Crosta before Napoleon decides to open a road (N6 become current D1006) by Bonneval and the Mont-Cenis (different from Col Petit Mont-Cenis !). You can read some books written in Latin "Bramovicum olim metropolis" (formerly Bramans metropolis) means that this village had a very important past.


Overlooking Bramans on the old Roman road of Italy, Saint-Pierre Extravache, one of the oldest churches in Savoie, offers a splendid view of the Vanoise and the village.

The town is situated on the edge of the Vanoise National Park, hiking that you can practice on this beautiful land are many. Way of Hannibal, Grand Tour of Haute Maurienne (GHTF) or trail huts Bramans. At the heart of the park, Glacier de la Vanoise and Dent Parrachée are one of the wonders of the Alps hiding in this little corner preserved.

In winter, the Nordic cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, snowshoeing trails ... Bramans is an invitation to discover the real mountain life in a great environment ...

A Bramans space Hannibal, we offer you an unforgettable experience through the Hannibal crossing the Alps. Route set dedicated to the passage of Hannibal's elephants and the mountain village by telling part of the story of this epic.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Bramans
Leisure centresSki Resort Bramans
MonumentsChapel Saint-Pierre d'Extravache
Natural sitesHeadland Droset,   Headland of the Clot,   Mount of Ambin,   Pass of Bramanette,   Pass of the Petit Mont Cenis


Summer-Winter, the animations are present in the village with some event: La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc crowd earth Bramans mid-January, on the occasion of his visit you will be pleased to discover the many facets of this destination Bramans Mountain side with the test of small Mont Cenis, and be charmed by the picturesque village during the stage of the valley bottom, so incomparable to discover the heart of Bramans. This sled dog race, considered by participants as the most difficult in the world, accumulating over 25,000 m of total drop.

August 15 Bramans is an event not to be missed, though many Mauriennais gather here every year, it is good for one thing, perpetuate the pagan tradition of blessed bread. The morning parade with the band dressed firefighters Second Napoleonic Empire, women and children in traditional costume, and each year the pair Spadonari the twin village of Giaglione.


Bramans the gates of Modane with forced by the forts Esseillon way. This natural barrier, five forts built by the Italians feared there about 150 years of French invasion.

Around forts Esseillon, many activities. Via ferrata du Diable, in the gorge of the same name, or one of the longest zip lines in the world with 200 m of space above the gorge.

Along the river through the valley of the Arc, rafting or canoeing, trout fishing ... At its source, near Bonneval, canyoning. A Airfield Sollieres (3 km), microlight summer and winter. And many other activities.


Saint-Pierre Extravache winter facing the National Park VanoiseSaint-Pierre Extravache winter facing the National Park Vanoise
Streets snowy village of montatgne Bramans in Haute Maurienne VanoiseStreets snowy village of montatgne Bramans in Haute Maurienne Vanoise
Visit lanes Bramans high Maurienne VanoiseVisit lanes Bramans high Maurienne Vanoise
Lanes Bramans in Haute Maurienne VanoiseLanes Bramans in Haute Maurienne Vanoise
Saint-Pierre Extravache of summer against the National Park VanoiseSaint-Pierre Extravache of summer against the National Park Vanoise
Firefighters Bramans dressed Second EmpireFirefighters Bramans dressed Second Empire



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Min. 2°C - Max. 12°C
Sunday 23 November
Min. 6°C - Max. 13°C
Monday 24 November
Min. 5°C - Max. 11°C


French cuisine restaurantL'Érablo  
Mountain inn - Erablo means 'stable' in local dialect. Located in the charming village of Sollières-Sardières the mountain inn welcomes you in the Erablo his lair greedy. Vaulted barn...
Located 5.1 km from Bramans26 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge du Sherpa
Located in the heart of the Alps, over 2000 meters above sea level in the Trois Vallées ski area, Hotel Sherpa restaurant welcomes you in warm and friendly atmosphere of Savoyard chalets....
Located 17.1 km from Bramans30 € per person 
Savoyard restaurantLa Joyeuse Fondue  
La Joyeuse Fondue Savoyard restaurant at the top of Val Thorens, welcomes you in a most elegant with its beautiful fireplace, chandeliers and candlesticks. The map shows the great classics...
Located 17.2 km from Bramans29 € per person 

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House with 5 bedroomsChambres à la montagne La Roche du Croue    
In the village station of aussois, near the National park of Vanoise, la roche du croue offers 5 rooms labeled Gites de France 3 ears.
Located 2.7 km from Bramans72 € the double room 
Apartment with 2 bedroomsApartment with 2 bedrooms    
Bed and breakfast 'tailor' - Ideal for hikers, climbers. Lies at the foot of the Vanoise National Park, Forts of Esseillon. 15mn from Italy via the Fréjus tunnel. For ski enthusiasts,...
Located 6.4 km from BramansFrom 45 € to 50 € the double room 

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Apartment for 5 personsLes Prés
Duplex 3-5 persons, 41 m², new (2 years), separate entrance, ground floor garden (3 steps) - Ground floor: Living room convertible sofa bed 140x180. Kitchenette: fridge, dishwasher...
Located 2.8 km from BramansFrom 230 € to 720 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsMaison henry   NEW
Detached house 5 minutes from the 2nd floor apartment tracks very sunny.
Located 6.7 km from BramansFrom 230 € to 580 € per week 
House for 8 personsLe Clos du Bario  
Old house in mountain village, ski resort, restored taste, listed cottage Charming, spacious, terrace, garden. Parc de la Vanoise, near Italy.
Located 6.8 km from BramansFrom 700 € to 1300 € per week 

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53 places over 1 haLes Mélèzes     NEW
Camping located in the door of La Vanoise National Park, in the heart of the village of Termignon, in a mountain that can satisfy all types of hikes in summer and winter. You will find...
Located 7 km from BramansFrom 13.10 € to 15.10 € per day 

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Logis l'Auberge Relais Les Glaciers - Hotel in BramansLogis l'Auberge Relais Les Glaciers    
Surrounded by several ski resorts and located between the Vanoise National Park and Italy, Logis Relais des Glaciers welcomes you in a charming traditional inn with modern facilities....
Located in BramansRoom from 61 €
Hôtel du Soleil - Hotel in BramansHôtel du Soleil     
Hôtel du Soleil is located in Aussois in the Maurienne Valley. The shuttle to the Aussois ski resort is 100 metres away. Guests can relax on the sun terrace or in the outdoor hot tub,...
Located 2.7 km from Bramans
Hôtel Les Mottets - Hotel in BramansHôtel Les Mottets     
Located in Aussois, Hôtel Les Mottets is just 200 metres from the ski slopes. It offers an on-site restaurant and a spa with a sauna and a Turkish bath. It is 7 km from Modane and ski...
Located 2.8 km from Bramans

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Hotel Mont Vallon
This hotel is located in the heart of the Three Valleys Domain, 5 km from the centre of village Méribel. Guests have free access to the fitness centre,...
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