Your ski holidays in Briançon
Spend your holidays in the largest ski resort of the Southern Alps!
Briançon is a French commune of the Hautes-Alpes, located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. In 2008, the city was inscribed by UNESCO on the world heritage list for its Vauban fortifications which attract many tourists each year. Since 1990, Briançon has been linked to the resort of Serre Chevalier thanks to the Prorel cable car, making it famous for its winter sports activities. The resort of Serre Chevalier is located near the Ecrins National Reserve and gathers Briançon with 3 villages: Saint-Chaffrey/Chantemerle, Villeneuve/La Salle les Alpes and Monêtier les Bains. The skiing area of Serre Chevalier contains 81 slopes for a total of 250 kilometers, making it the largest resort of the Southern Alps. The ski season lasts around 135 days from December to the end of April. The resort has a vertical drop of 1,600 meters and it culminates at 2,800m above sea level.