|Altitude||From 1167 to 2540 meters|
CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS
|National labels||Puy-Saint-Pierre at 2.1 km|
|Chief town||Gap (at 85 km, 80 min)||Villar-Saint-Pancrace at 3.2 km|
|Department||Hautes-Alpes||Saint-Chaffrey at 4.1 km|
|Region||Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur||Search another town|
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TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS
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Briançon is the highest town in Europe with its 1326 meters of altitude average. Since July 2008, Briançon, by "the fortifications of Vauban, is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Visit the fortifications of Vauban.
Visit the upper town and its streets with gargoyles plants.
See the vertiginous bridge Asfeld.
|Transport||Train station of Briançon|
|Information points||Tourist Office of Briançon|
|Leisure centres||Casino of Briançon, Skating Rink of Briancon|
|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|
EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS
Briançon Markets every Wednesday.
Many entertainment district by district throughout the summer.
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).
|Name||Type of activity||Price||Town|
|Canoe-kayak on the rivers of Hautes-Alpes||Sports sensations||From 32 € to 115 €||Saint-Crépin (22 km)|
|Winter getaway in Hautes-Alpes||Nature and the outdoors||248 €||Eygliers (25 km)|
|Rafting - Inflatable canoe||Sports sensations||From 34 € to 64 €||Réotier (26 km)|
|Two-seat paraglider flight or course||Sports sensations||From 75 € to 490 €||Ceillac (28 km)|
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|Photos of Écrins National Nature Park||Photos of the category "Écrins National Nature Park" to view and download|
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