Fort of the Têtes

Monument in Briançon

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The Fort of the Têtes is a monument in the commune of Briançon in the Hautes-Alpes in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. It is a great attraction for holidaymakers staying in the region. Here you can find useful information about this place as well as information on local tourist services.


Near your destination



Fort of the Randouillet
in Briançon (20 m)
Bridge of Asfeld
in Briançon (440 m)
Chapel of the Pénitents Noirs
in Briançon (590 m)
Church of the Cordeliers
in Briançon (590 m)
Convent of the Récollets
in Briançon (650 m)
Law Court of Briançon
in Briançon (690 m)
Fountain of the Soupirs
in Briançon (690 m)
House of the Têtes
in Briançon (740 m)
House of the Temple
in Briançon (750 m)
Church Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Nicolas
in Briançon (800 m)


The highest town in France!
Serre Chevalier, Montgenèvre and Orcières-Merlette ski resorts are very popular with skiing and snowboarding fans
The biggest winter sports resort in the South Alps
A legendary pass in the Tour de France cycling race
An unspoiled area dotted with pretty villages and hamlets
One of the oldest ski resorts in France
This park is home to both unspoiled nature and a beautiful, centuries-old built heritage
A charming mountain village
The Fournel gorges were the location of a large mine in the past
The Hautes-Alpes département boasts the highest number of painted sundials in France
Briançon travel guide and tourist information


Tuesday 27 January
Min. -8°C - Max. 1°C
Wednesday 28 January
Min. -9°C - Max. -1°C
Thursday 29 January
Min. -6°C - Max. 2°C


Canoe-kayak on the rivers of Hautes-AlpesCanoe-kayak on the rivers of Hautes-Alpes  
I propose kayak courses discovery, initiation and development in small groups (5 pers. Max.) Of one or more days on all the rivers of the High Alps, but also abroad.
Located 21 km from the Fort of the TêtesFrom 32 € to 115 €  
Rafting - Inflatable canoeRafting - Inflatable canoe
If you want to make an excursion for some hours or even a trip for several days, beginner or advanced, alone or in a group, we would be glad to share our love of nature and to help...
Located 25 km from the Fort of the TêtesFrom 34 € to 64 €  
Two-seat paraglider flight or courseTwo-seat paraglider flight or course
Discovery flights in paragliding (20-30 minute flight) - Tandem paragliding flights escape (about 1 hour flight) - Initiation courses 5 days paragliding. Development courses 5 days....
Located 27 km from the Fort of the TêtesFrom 75 € to 490 €  

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French cuisine restaurantLe Bistrot de la Paix   SPECIAL OFFER
dropoff window TRADITIONAL COOKING - Located in the fortified cited Briançon, Le Bistrot de la Paix the restaurant lacks neither charm nor authenticity. The chef offers home cooking...
Located 740 m from the Fort of the Têtes27 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge de Catherine  
Located in the Southern Alps, the Auberge de Catherine open from Wednesday to Sunday noon evening in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Not only restaurant, but room and bar, where you...
Located 2.5 km from the Fort of the Têtes26 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantO Chal'heureux  
PASSION FOR EASE - The O Chal'heureux is entirely devoted to conviviality, sharing. Its owners have passion for hospitality, which in this cottage with mountain his best materialization....
Located 7.9 km from the Fort of the Têtes14 € per person 

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House with 2 bedroomsLe Bacha    
The Bacha is an old house located on the hillside of the valley of the Durance. Pierrefeu occupies a central position at the junction of five valleys of Briançon and this allows our...
Located 4.7 km from the Fort of the Têtes70 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLes marmottes    
An old farmhouse barn carefully converted into a non-smoking guest house. An open logfire in a very comfortable lounge, and personalized rooms with views of the surrounding mountains....
Located 6.1 km from the Fort of the TêtesFrom 81 € to 105 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsBrin de paille    
Ecogîtes located at the foot of the Parc des Ecrins, the straw house will bring calm and tranquility in a unique setting. Positioned at the crossroads of several valleys (Clarée, Serre-Chevalier,...
Located 7.1 km from the Fort of the Têtes57 € the double room 

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Castle for 4 personsGrand 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 1.4 km from the Fort of the TêtesFrom 250 € to 400 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsAppartement 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 6 km from the Fort of the TêtesFrom 294 € to 686 € per week 
Apartment for 8 personsBel appartement 4 pieces Montgenevre   NEW
Apartment in chalet 70 M². 3 bedrooms. Large living. American kitchen. Bathroom with shower. Wc. cellar. South facing balcony. Beautiful view on the mountain and the village.
Located 6.9 km from the Fort of the TêtesFrom 540 € to 1400 € per week 

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200 places over 8 haCamping de La Clarée    
Located 7 km from Briançon and 10 km from Italy, between the communes of Montgenèvre, Névache and Briançon in the heart of the Hautes-Alpes.
Located 5.5 km from the Fort of the Têtes6.30 € per day 
160 places over 6 haCamping Indigo Vallouise    
Vallouise Indigo Campsite... At the foot of the Ecrins National Park, in the heart of the mountain village of Vallouise, The Vallouise Indigo Campsite*** is located in the Hautes-Alpes...
Located 13.9 km from the Fort of the Têtes 
50 places over 2,8 haCamping le verger    
La Roche-de-Rame
Camping *** with flat pitches, separated by fruit trees in the orchard. Located between the Parc des Ecrins and Queyras park. Appreciable calm and a view of the surrounding mountains,...
Located 16.3 km from the Fort of the TêtesFrom 13.50 € to 16 € per day 

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Hôtel Edelweiss - Hotel in BriançonHôtel Edelweiss     
A traditional residence from the end of the 19th century, the Hotel Edelweiss is 200 metres from a free shuttle bus, which drives the 1 km to Serre Chevalier ski slopes and Monetier-les-Bains....
Located 950 m from the Fort of the TêtesRoom from 46 €
Hôtel De Paris - Hotel in BriançonHôtel De Paris     
This eco-friendly hotel is located just a 2-minute walk from Briançon Train Station and a 5-minute walk to the town centre. With an outdoor terrace, it offers rooms with free Wi-Fi,...
Located 1.3 km from the Fort of the TêtesRoom from 44 €
Parc Hotel - Hotel in BriançonParc Hotel     
Parc Hotel is located in the centre of Briançon, just 300 metres from the Prorel cable car that provides access to the Serre-Chevalier ski slopes. Guests have free access to an indoor...
Located 1.3 km from the Fort of the TêtesRoom from 59 €

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Hotel Mont Thabor
Hotel Mont Thabor is located in Villeneuve-la- Salle, close to Serre Chevalier, a renowned ski resort. It offers standard rooms and luxury suites. All...
Hotel l'Ancolie
Hotel L' Ancolie sits at the foot of the slopes and ski-lifts of the Orres Ski resort. Rooms overlook the slopes or the valley...
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