Destination guide

Adventurous Briancon will entice you

The area's history and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Briancon. This city's skiing, hiking and theme park draw many visitors. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Briancon

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Briancon a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grimp'in Forest (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Prorel Gondola (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Ratier Gondola (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Chantemerle Serre Chevalier Ski Resort (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Butte Ski Lift (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Montgenevre Ski Resort (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Briancon

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Briancon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ecrins National Park (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Mont Chaberton (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Col d'Izoard (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Mont Pelvoux (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Susa Valley (13.1 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Col d'Arsine (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Briancon

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Briançon Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Briançon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,963 holiday lettings around Briançon. From 288 chalets to 7 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountainside property in Briançon?

Colossal and mysterious, mountains are among the most ruggedly striking formations on the planet. If you're eager to try high-altitude living, you've come to the right place. HomeAway has 1,250 mountain rental properties available. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has oodles more options, including:

  • 490 ski-out holiday accommodation options.
  • 439 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 263 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Briançon?

Explore this destination like a local from the comfort of a chic and cosy apartment. You'll feel like a part of the neighbourhood in no time at all! HomeAway has 1,622 for you to browse through here. If you make your booking soon, you could spend as little as £21 a night. Or maybe you'd rather pick one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Chalet: 313 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.
  • House: 142 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £31 per night.
  • Studio: 92 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £15 per night.

Can I stay in Briançon in a large group?

There's nothing quite as exciting as exploring somewhere new with family and friends. The great news is HomeAway has places suitable for big groups. 645 apartment holiday rentals are listed. Presently, they're the preferred option here for big groups. If you're wanting to stay in a large group, the holiday properties that are suitable for you include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we have 734 rental accommodation appropriate for that size. Stay a night from just £30.
  • Need a rental property for 8 people? We have 241 that will be perfect. The starting price is £43 a night.
  • Going away with a group of 5? We have 134 rental accommodation that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just £30 per night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your cousin and all your mates to Briançon.

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