Briançon Tourism

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Briançon (French pronunciation: ​[bʁi.jɑ̃.sɔ̃]) a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department. At an altitude of 1,326 metres (4,350 feet) it is the highest city in France, based on the French definition as a community containing more than 2,000 inhabitants. Briançon's most recent population estimate is 11,645. Briançon is built on a plateau centred on the confluence of the Durance and the Guisane rivers.


Explore popular vacation packages for Briançon, France and kick-start your vacation planning for free. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Menton, France. Take a short trip from Briançon and set some time aside to explore the Menton. Dotted with places like Musee Jean Cocteau Collection Severin Wunderman, Bastion Museum, The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel; it will definitely be a good idea. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Briançon*

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