Briançon, France

Briançon, France

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Where to stay around Briançon?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,774 holiday lettings near Briançon. From 1,241 apartments to 289 chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Briançon is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Briançon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Briançon. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Serre Chevalier 1200: 2,285 holiday lettings
  • Briancon Citadel: 2,216 holiday lettings
  • Park House Briancon: 2,285 holiday lettings
  • Briançon Station: 2,122 holiday lettings
  • Collegiate Church of Our Lady and St. Nicolas: 2,265 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Briançon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Briançon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,241 apartments in Briançon. Our other popular types of Briançon holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 289 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 139 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Briançon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 238 holiday homes with pool available in Briançon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make Holiday Rental Chalets in Briancon, France, Your Home Away From Home

    Briancon is a city with exceptional historical significance, which sits on the French side of the French/Italian border. The city is known to be the highest city in Europe, at 1,326m, and was an important junction for the road outward from Rome in ancient Roman times. The city was known as Brigantium, and the area is rich with history. It also has access to some excellent skiing, which makes it a perfect place to rent self catering accommodation in Briancon to enjoy the winter fun.

    Things to do on Holiday in Briancon, France

    Holidays in Briancon are active and exciting as the nearby resort has over 24km of downhill ski runs, serviced by 74 chairlifts. The ski area includes a whole 1430m of vertical ski area, with plenty of runs for both beginner and intermediate and better skiers and snowboarders. For those taking a day off the slopes, Briancon is full of history right on the chalet doorstep. The centre of the town contains the various “Fortifications of Vauban” (named after King Louis XIV’s military engineer Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban (1633-1707) who designed the fortifications), built in the 17th century to keep the Austrians out. These varied buildings and structures are so impressive they were established as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008. In fact, the whole area is home to various medieval fortresses and citadels.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Briancon, France

    The city of Briancon sits right in the middle of the French Alps, making it prime for outdoor activities. In the summer and winter, this is an excellent place to base mountaineering trips from, and scale some of the more extraordinary alps in the area. There is also plenty of other outdoor and extreme sports to take part in, paragliding is popular in the area. The region is also a part of various cycling events, and quite often the Tour de France passes through the area.

    Weather in Briancon, France

    In the summer, Briancon is wonderfully warm, with an average high of 27 degree Celsius in July and August. The winter months are understandably cooler, with highs just above freezing. Precipitation in the summer is under 70mm of rain each month over July and August. There is about the same in the middle of winter, as the snow falls.

    Travel to Briancon, France

    There is no airport in the region, so the best way to get to Briancon is to fly to Grenoble (GRB) and take the train from there. There are connections leaving five times daily over the winter, and expect the journey to take about 3.5 hours. There is also a coach service available. Grenoble is served by regular flights from Birmingham (BHX), Bristol (BRS), London Gatwick (LGW), London Stansted (STN) and Liverpool (LPL), with winter seasons flights also from Edinburgh (EDI). Grenoble is served by easyJet and Ryanair. It is also possible to get to Briancon by train, either through Grenoble or by high speed TGV to Oulx, then a 1 hour bus transfer.

    Attractions in and around Briancon

    Looking for places to see while you're in Briancon? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Grimp'in Forest and Alpine Botanical Garden of Lautaret. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for green spaces such as Ecrins National Park, Mont Chaberton and Col d'Izoard. Winter activities that you might appreciate include visiting Prorel Gondola, Ratier Gondola and Chantemerle Serre Chevalier Ski Resort. Also while in town, you can visit Casino Barriere Briancon, Cité Vauban or Collegiate Church of Our Lady and St. Nicolas.