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Briançon, City Vauban

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Military Patrimony, Religious heritage, UNESCO World Heritage, Town of Art & History in Briançon
  • Briançon, star of the valleys
    Located at the convergence of five valleys - Haute-Durance, Guisane, Clarée, Ayes and Cerveyrette - the town of Briançon occupies a remarkable geographical position.

  • The highest fortified city in Europe established at the convergence of 5 valleys, Briançon is strategically located at the crossroads of the Alps. City of Art and History, it owes its reputation to the richness of its heritage, to the charm of the upper town and to the Vauban fortifications. Mountainous lands where it is good to linger...