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Briançon: What to do when you get there?

Briançon is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department that sits at an altitude of 1,326 metres, making it the highest city in France.

Briançon is a popular destination for many extreme sports fans, notably due to its ski resort. It contains the lowest altitude station in the whole of the Serre Chevalier resort.

However, winter sports are just one aspect of the commune, there are many other activities for the adrenaline junkies out there. For example, white water fans can go kayaking in the Durance River. If keeping your feet firmly on the ground is you thing, you can try the indoor skate park with all its different features. There’s also an exceptional climbing wall of 408m² for those of you who like a different vantage point.

As Briancon has regularly hosted stages of Tour de France, it now attracts cyclists from all over the world. You can even cross the Hautes Alpes on mountain bike using groomed trails. The route starts at La Grave and ends at Pays du Buëch, and the best season for this is from the 1st June to 15th October.

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Around Briançon

Brianconn
1 activity
Serre Chevalier
23 activities
Vallouise
1 activity
Monetier, Serre-Chevalier
3 activities
Queyras
3 activities
Eygliers
2 activities
Valfréjus, Haute Maurienne
4 activities
Ecrins National Park
3 activities
Risoul, La Forêt Blanche
12 activities
La Grave
10 activities
Vars, La Forêt Blanche
12 activities
Vars
1 activity
Embrun
5 activities
Albiez-Montrond, Les Sybelles
2 activities
Les Deux Alpes
6 activities
Les Orres
6 activities
Val Thorens
1 activity
Val Thorens, Les Trois Vallées
16 activities
Lake Serre Ponçon
12 activities
Val Cenis, Haute Maurienne
10 activities
Le Corbier, Les Sybelles
1 activity
Les Sybelles
3 activities
Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine
10 activities
Alpe d'Huez
5 activities
Bessans, Haute Maurienne
9 activities
Meribel
2 activities
Vallée de l'Ubaye
6 activities
Courchevel, Les Trois Vallées
15 activities
Gap
14 activities
Pra Loup, Espace Lumière
7 activities
Bonneval-sur-Arc, Haute Maurienne
5 activities
Les 7 Laux
9 activities
Valmorel, Le Grand Domaine
3 activities
Chamrousse
9 activities
Moûtier, Les Trois Vallées
1 activity
Val d'Isère, Espace Killy
13 activities
Val d'Isère
1 activity
Tignes
1 activity
Tignes, Espace Killy
32 activities
La Plagne, Paradiski
9 activities
La Plagne
1 activity
Allevard
9 activities
Montgirod Centron
8 activities
Les Arcs, Paradiski
12 activities
Les Arcs
3 activities
Auron
1 activity
Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse
1 activity
Grenoble
31 activities
Turin
2 activities
Chartreuse Mountains
3 activities
Gran Paradiso National Park
4 activities
Mercantour National Park
13 activities
Chambéry
11 activities
Valgrisenche
1 activity
Albertville
4 activities
Laragne-Montéglin
2 activities
Valberg
1 activity
Chamoux-sur-Gelon
1 activity
La Thuile
1 activity
Les Saisies
3 activities
Sisteron
4 activities
Massif des Bauges
2 activities
Courmayeur
6 activities
Aix-les-Bains
7 activities
Lake Bourget, Aix les Bains
12 activities
Megève
1 activity
Megève, Evasion Mont Blanc
12 activities
Aosta Valley
33 activities
Puget-Théniers
1 activity
Val d'Arly
1 activity
Gorges du Verdon
71 activities
Alpii Maritimi
2 activities
La Clusaz
2 activities
La Clusaz, Massif des Aravis
9 activities
Chamonix Mont-Blanc
80 activities
Saillans
1 activity
Le Grand-Bornand, Massif des Aravis
4 activities
Le Grand-Bornand
2 activities
Annecy
86 activities
Sallanches
5 activities
Flaine, Le Grand Massif
13 activities
Les Carroz, Le Grand Massif
4 activities
Thorens-Glières
1 activity
Breil-sur-Roya
20 activities
Samoëns, Le Grand Massif
11 activities
Mont Ventoux
7 activities
Rocchetta Nervina
1 activity
Serrières-de-Briord
1 activity
Mieussy
1 activity
Les Gets
1 activity
Verbier
17 activities
Les Gets, Portes du Soleil
9 activities
Arolla
2 activities
Monaco
12 activities
Morzine, Portes du Soleil
18 activities
Nice
48 activities
Gressoney
4 activities
Villeneuve-Loubet
6 activities
Avoriaz, Portes du Soleil
7 activities
Cap-d'Ail
1 activity
Alagna Valsesia
23 activities
Cannes
20 activities
Annemasse
2 activities
Antibes
21 activities
Geneva
12 activities
Sanremo
2 activities
Zermatt
13 activities
Châtel
2 activities
Châtel, Portes du Soleil
1 activity
Zinal
1 activity
Zinal
1 activity
San Lorenzo al Mare
1 activity
Imperia
1 activity
Sion
1 activity
Liguria
2 activities
Diablerets
1 activity
Fréjus
8 activities
Thonon-les-Bains
11 activities
Niouc
3 activities
Villeneuve
3 activities
Sierre
11 activities
Le Cannet-des-Maures
1 activity
Lyon
9 activities
Montreux
4 activities
Château-d'Oex
7 activities
Lausanne
2 activities
Aix-en-Provence
5 activities
Avignon
1 activity
Gstaad
2 activities
Domodossola
3 activities
Genova
8 activities
Brig
8 activities
Gruyeres
1 activity
Ardeche
54 activities
Saint-Jeures
2 activities
Kandersteg
2 activities
Malafretaz
1 activity
Gémenos
1 activity
Haut-Jura
27 activities

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Briançon: What to do when you get there?

Briançon is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department that sits at an altitude of 1,326 metres, making it the highest city in France.

Briançon is a popular destination for many extreme sports fans, notably due to its ski resort. It contains the lowest altitude station in the whole of the Serre Chevalier resort.

However, winter sports are just one aspect of the commune, there are many other activities for the adrenaline junkies out there. For example, white water fans can go kayaking in the Durance River. If keeping your feet firmly on the ground is you thing, you can try the indoor skate park with all its different features. There’s also an exceptional climbing wall of 408m² for those of you who like a different vantage point.

As Briancon has regularly hosted stages of Tour de France, it now attracts cyclists from all over the world. You can even cross the Hautes Alpes on mountain bike using groomed trails. The route starts at La Grave and ends at Pays du Buëch, and the best season for this is from the 1st June to 15th October.

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