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Hiking in the Mountains

There are natural parks close to Briancon. You can go trekking in the mountains here. Écrins National Park is the first of them. It will amaze you with beautiful nature. You will see majestic Alpine mountains and small lakes with clear water. The second park is called Queyras. It is located in the Guil River valley. The park is a nature reserve. It is located at altitudes of 1800-3300 meters. The park covers an area of 2300 hectares. You will see many representatives of Alpine flora and fauna during a walking or horseback tour here. You will get the opportunity to ski in each of these parks during the winter months.
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Fascinating Mountain Biking

You can visit the valley of Guisane in the summer during the vacation in Briancon. There are 11 routes with a length of 181 km here. They are designed for mountain biking. Each of them has a markup, different level of complexity and a specific direction. You will make a fascinating tour on the bike after you choose the route that is suitable for you.
You'll climb a mountain path through the forest and descend from the Alpine meadow, where livestock graze. You will not only test your bike driving skills but also enjoy the picturesque scenery while overcoming the route. You can also take advantage of one of the 3 free mountain bike terminal services. You can wash the bicycle or pump up the tires here. Copyright
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Have Fun Doing Winter Sports

If you like winter sports, you can drive 3 kilometers North-West from Briancon at any time from December to April. You can go skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding or tobogganing on the slopes of the Serre Chevalier. Their total length is 6 kilometers. If you are just beginning to learn the basics of skiing, the gentle and wide slopes of the resort will appeal to you. However, there are also more challenging tracks here.
Off-piste skiing is also possible if you are a professional skier. You will do sports and explore the area on snowshoes in the Serre Chevalier. You can also go skiing in the forest, where larch and pine trees grow. If you want to increase the level of adrenaline in the blood to the maximum value, then you will climb a frozen waterfall or do rock climbing on the mountain. It has a height of 2600 meters.
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A Climbing Area

The area of Briancon, where different types of climbing and routes with different levels of difficulty are available to you, is located in the North-Eastern part of the Provence Alps. You will be able to climb with a rope on one of the 1500 routes, engage in bouldering or mountaineering, or go multi-pitch route here. The district is divided into 100 sectors. They are found in various parts of the mountains. There are sectors that have a height of more than 3 thousand meters. You will have to spend several hours on the way from one sector to another.
Briancon You will need a car to move around the climbing area of Briancon. You can rent it. If you prefer bouldering, there is a beautiful Ailefroide valley with many boulders in the mountains. Snow-capped peaks and hiking trails to the huts are located on its territory. You can spend the night here. The landscape will impress you with its beauty. You will definitely want to come back here again.
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Thrilling Water Pleasures

Do you love thrills and water activities? Then visit the city entertainment center while on vacation in Briancon. You will choose an activity that you like here. There are swimming pools, Jacuzzi, and sauna here. There is also a Water Park on site. In addition to the usual water pleasures, you can increase the level of adrenaline in the blood, rolling down the hill. Its length is 65 meters.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Briancon
♥   Restaurant 'Locanda Biovey' BARDONECCHIA. Type - Regional cuisine. 20.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Les Tables de Gaspard' St-Crépin. Type - Modern cuisine|Market cuisine. 21.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Naskira' Sauze d’Oulx. Type - Regional cuisine. 21.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Dedans Dehors' Guillestre. Type - Traditional cuisine. 26.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Roc Alto' Saint-Véran. Type - Modern cuisine. 28 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Briancon
♥   Castle 'Castel Delfino' Pontinvrea, 47.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Charbonnières' Savoie, 75.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Bayard' Isère, 76.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Fayet' Isère, 78.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de La Salle' Savoie, 82.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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