Bramans

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownBramans
Insee code73056
Postcode73500
Latitude45.2237040
Longitude6.7757190
AltitudeFrom 1194 to 3378 meters
Surface92.26 km²
Population390 inhabitants
Density4 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townChambéry (at 113 km, 79 min)Aussois at 2.7 km
DepartmentSavoieAvrieux at 4.4 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

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

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

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.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

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.

PHOTOS

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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WEATHER

Wednesday 23 April
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Min. 4°C - Max. 12°C
Thursday 24 April
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Friday 25 April
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantL'Érablo  
9.4
Sollières-Sardières
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  
6
Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
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  
8.8
Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
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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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes la roche du croue    
9.6
Aussois
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    
9.9
Villarodin-Bourget
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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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 5 personsLes Prés   SPECIAL OFFER
Aussois
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 
House for 8 personsLe Clos du Bario  
8.8
Termignon
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 
Apartment for 5 personsGîte rural - Parc National de la Vanoise  
9.4
Termignon
A Termignon Vanoise, inside the national park of Vanoise, we offer this cottage Rural 2 to 5 people and warm. Located in the valley of the arc, in Haute Maurienne, on National Road...
Located 6.8 km from BramansFrom 280 € to 620 € per week 

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HOTELS

Logis l'Auberge Relais Les Glaciers - Hotel in BramansLogis l'Auberge Relais Les Glaciers    
7.3
Bramans
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 39 €
Hôtel du Soleil - Hotel in BramansHôtel du Soleil     
8.1
Aussois
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 BramansRoom from 69 €
Hôtel Les Mottets - Hotel in BramansHôtel Les Mottets     
7.5
Aussois
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 BramansRoom from 68 €

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Hôtel l'Aigle des Neiges
L'Aigle des Neiges is a luxury hotel located 1800 metres high in the heart of the old village, very close to the slopes and Espace Killy Olympic downhill...
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