Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Briancon1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Briancon with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Briancon areaThis Briancon map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Briancon and surroundings
France - moving around the countryThe second most important airport in France is the airport called Orly. It is also located in Paris, about 14 kilometers to the south. It is worth noting that the local authorities have organized a bus service from the airport to northern Charles de Gaulle. There are several terminals on the territory of this airport that are fully operational. A comfortable relaxation area and a place where you can enjoy snacks are also available. Another pleasant airport which is ranked third in France in terms of passenger traffic is Nice Cote d’Azur. So far, it only has two terminals. The next important airport in France is Marseille Provence, which is located 30 kilometers from the city of Marseille. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in FranceAlso great celebrations take place on Easter; this holiday is one of the most important Christian holidays in the country. The main service takes place in the most famous French church - the Notre Dame Cathedral. On May 8, the French celebrate the day of liberation from fascism; the feast was established on the day of the complete surrender of fascist Germany. France took an active part in the battles. For a long time, it was in occupation, and therefore for locals is a special holiday and a day of remembrance of the victims of the war. On November 11 at 11 o'clock in the country a minute of silence begins in memory of the victims of the First World War. On this day they remember those who died on the battlefields. On May 30 is celebrated the Day of Saint Joan of Arc, which became a symbol of the resistance and independence of France. … Open
Photogallery of Briancon sights
Our guide to Briancon
Traditions and mentality of Briancon
Communication with local people should also be made as laconic as possible. By no means should foreigners start with discussing serious questions and talk straight about the main theme. Start with something neutral and enjoy “small talks”. Business travelers should particularly not forget about this simple rule. When discussing something with local people, it is virtually impossible to prove that your opinion … Open
Travel guide to Briancon
The most fascinating affair is a long walk though the town. This way one can see various monuments and unique historical buildings all over the place. Walking lovers should consider the fact that the streets in Briancon are really steep and the long walk can be very difficult. Modern Briancon is famous not only due to first-rate alpine skiing tracks, but for great sanatoria. Many tourists choose them for their … Open
The most beautiful historical street of Briançon accommodates Hotel Auberge de la Paix, which is designed in a sophisticated and romantic style. Each and every element of its rooms' interior is thought out to the smallest detail; they are furnished with chic beds decorated with high carved headboards, unusual chandeliers with many pendants and vintage lamps, beautiful paintings, and designer accessories in a … Open
Hotels with history of Briancon
Travelers who would rather prefer staying in comfortable apartments will have a chance to use the exclusive services of Appart Hotel: Résidence du Temple. Located in the heart of the Old Town, it occupies an ancient stone building, which has preserved its historical decoration during the reconstruction as much as possible. Wooden beams are partially preserved as well, and in the top-floor rooms, you can notice … Open
Hotels for romantic escape
Modest Hotel Cristol is deservedly popular among couples, as here they can choose a double room for every taste. Guests will be able to book a room in sunny shades equipped with a huge panoramic window and a great furnished balcony. Minimalist-style rooms are of particular interest. Their floors and walls are finished in light wood, the spacious rooms have large beds dressed with elegant black linens. Couples of … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
When it comes to food regime, there are some peculiarities that foreign tourists should not forget about. They shouldn’t expect to find a variety of food for breakfast. As a rule, locals order fresh buns and croissants together with coffee – breakfasts are really light here. However, lunches start quite early, already in the noon. A typical lunch consists of three dishes. A light soup or broth is a typical … Open