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Briançon is the highest city in Europe with its 1326 meters of altitude average. Since July 2008, Briançon, by " the fortifications of Vauban," is inscribed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.
Visit the fortifications of Vauban.
Visit the upper town, its church and its central streets with gargoyles.
View dizzying Asfeld bridge.
|Transport||Train station of Briançon|
|Information points||Tourist Office of Briançon|
|Leisure centres||Casino of Briançon, Skating Rink of Briançon|
|Monuments||Bridge of Asfeld, Chapel of the Pénitents Noirs, Church Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Nicolas, Church of the Cordeliers, Convent of the Récollets, Fort of L'Infernet, Fort of the Randouillet, Fort of the Salettes, Fort of the Têtes, Fountain of the Soupirs, House of the Temple, House of the Têtes, Law Court of Briançon|
Briançon market every Wednesday.
Many animations neighborhood by neighborhood throughout the summer.
Visit the gardens the first weekend of June.
The European Heritage Days the third weekend of September.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Numerous hiking in the Parc National des Ecrins and the Regional Natural Park of Queyras.
Feel free to pass by the famous cols of the Tour de France Cyclist: Mountain passes of the Izoard, Galibier, Lautaret.
Features: Glacier Meije (3200 m).
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|View of the park and the valley of Briançon|| |
|Pass road Granon|
|View on the ramparts of Briançon|| |
|Fountain Persens|| |
|Alley with gargoyle Central|
|Main Street with gargoyle|| |
|Alley with gargoyle|
|An alley in the city High|| |
|The vertiginous bridge Asfeld|
|The vertiginous bridge Asfeld|| || |
|Sunday 21 December|
|Min. -2°C - Max. 9°C|
|Monday 22 December|
|Min. -3°C - Max. 10°C|
|Tuesday 23 December|
|Min. -4°C - Max. 9°C|
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|Grand studio Briançon/Serre-Chevalier|
|The 3rd floor of a residence (with lift) this apartment, very quiet, consisting of: a living room with a sofa bed 'sofa' (135 cm), TV with Freeview HD Sony, dvd, radio-CD; - A kitchenette...|
|Located in Briançon||From 250 € to 400 € per week |
|Appartement 4 pers 45 m²Serre Chevalier |
|Apartment in family house, 'The Bartavelles' Chantemerle (Serre Chevalier 1350 m) 45 sqm ground floor, very nice, not overlooked, quiet, high quality, tastefully designed, comfortable....|
|Located 5.3 km from Briançon||From 294 € to 686 € per week |
|Gite Brin de Paille à 5mn de Briançon |
|House 5 minutes from Briancon straw and wood frame, 4 bedrooms with toilet and shower in each room, common room, library and TV room, kitchen, pizza oven, Norwegian bath, garden, terrace...|
|Located 7 km from Briançon||From 900 € to 2000 € per week |
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