Things to see and do - Briançon
Unmissable tourist sites
Briançon Travel guide
Briançon : Michelin's recommendations
Europe's highest town (1 321m) at the crossroads of four valleys, Briançon is a favourite with winter sports fans but also offers visitors the charm of a town perched high in the mountains with a definite medieval appearance.
Tourist attractions Briançon : Things to see and do
F - 05100 Briançon
Who hasn't dreamt of one day traversing the Alps from end to end, from pass to pass, from one sea to the other, from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean? The southern part of the route begins at the Col du Lautaret and continues into the southern Alps b..
F - 05100 Briançon
The Queyras is an isolated hinterland. A geographical, historical and cultural entity, it became a protected park in 1977. Its villages such as st-Veran are among Europe's highest (average altitude here is 2 200m), and its charm combines vast space w..
chemin de Ronde-Supérieure F - 05100 Briançon
Briançon-Vauban, unlike Briançon-Ste-Catherine, the lower town, still looks as it did in the olden days, with the porte Pignerol (Pignerol gate) and fortified church. Its steep, narrow streets, particularly the two main streets, the Grande and Petite..
32 Avenue De La République F - 05100 Briançon
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. Guest rooms are well equipped and comfortable. The hotel..
5 Avenue René Froger F - 05100 Briançon
Located just 2 minutes from Briancon city centre, just metres from the cable cars. This charming guesthouse is set amongst beautiful woods and offers an on site kayak and rafting school. Guestrooms at Auberge Le Mont Prorel are decorated with warm w..
4, rue Centrale. F - 05100 BRIANCON
This charming hotel has been run by the same family for 5 generations. Soundproofed and bright rooms. The restaurant room reminds you of a chalet with its exposed beams, its decoration, the old typical tools... The chef will make you taste the local ..
2 rte de Gap F - 05100 Briançon
This pretty mill on the banks of the Guisane River is run by a young Franco-Australian couple who are in love with gastronomy. Sharon concocts a lovely seasonal cuisine of meticulous and tasty dishes, and Jimmy will delight you with his delicious, de..
4 r. Centrale F - 05100 Briançon
26 Grande-Rue F - 05100 Briançon
In the Cité Vauban, this former butcher's shop remains devoted to top-notch ingredients. Freshness is the watchword of the chef, a true cook, who knows how to bring out the flavours of his ingredients. His wife is in charge on the restaurant floor, e..