Why Ski Briancon?

Briancon is a French town with a population of 11,465, it has outstanding views and the stunning architecture of the town compliments the back ground nicely. It is a historic town separated into two areas, an upper and a lower both of which are walled. With an altitude of 1,326 metres it is the highest city in the European Union. Most accommodation in Briancon is occupied in the winter months when the population trebles. The town is the base and lowest altitude station of the large Serre Chevalier ski resort.

Skiing in Briancon

Briancon is part of the Grande Galaxie Ski Area with access to 264 individual pistes. Briancon itself has 24km of downhill pistes, 74 ski lifts and 200km of cross country trails. With the appropriate ski lift pass you will be able to ski or snowboard in some of the other resorts that make up the Grande Galaxie such as La Grave, Les Deux Alpes, Puy Saint Vincent and Serre Chevalier, given plenty of variety and allowing for excellent ski opportunities for all levels of experience, as well as skiers and snowboarders alike. Briancon is directly linked by ski lift to the ski areas of Serre Chevalier. Braincon offers good skiing especially for beginners and intermediate skiers and with pistes above 500 metres, snowboarding and skiing is assured throughout the season.

Location and Access

There are three airports within two hours drive of the resort, and there are excellent road links to both the upper and lower area of the town. From the UK there is the option of driving to the resort taking a ferry across the Channel or using the Eurostar, although driving is a convenient and cost effective method it is awfully time consuming. Flying can be relatively inexpensive and is certainly the more feasible option for short breaks.

Accommodation

There is any number of hotels, hostels, chalets, gites, apartments, villas, farm houses and camp sites in Briancon. The city is made up largely of tourist lodgings given the extensive number of visitors it has to accommodate for in the winter months. This means that whatever type of vacation and accommodation you’re looking for Briancon is more than equipped to meet your needs. Many of the hotels and chalets have luxury star ratings and the villas and apartments are ideal for families, everyone’s needs can be catered for.

What to Pay

If you’re choosing to fly to France, cars can be hired from as little as 19 euros a day and most companies will pick you up from the airport. Ski passes are available for 33 euros per child and 41euros per adult for a day pass, and 159 euros per child and 199 euros per adult for a 6 day pass. Accommodation prices vary greatly from place to place, some offering competitive rates and some priding themselves on a luxurious experience. There are also a good number of stores for hiring equipment and some offer a 20% – 40% discount for those who pre book online. All inclusive packages are also available at some very competitive rates.

Submit Briancon Ski Accommodation Request

Submit one single ski accommodation request form, Your requirement is shared with all relevant and registered ski accommodation providers. Individual Briancon ski accommodation owners can submit a quote and you can pick the one that does suit you. Even if it is not the Briancon accommodation you initially planned to book.

Please also try our sister site Ski Transfer Finder. Helps you find Briancon Ski Transfers and get Ski Transfer Enquiries in the same way Ski Accommodation Finder does.

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Ski Accommodation Finder is the only site that allows you share your ski accommodation requirements with all registered Briancon owners and ski accommodation providers. There are no middlemen and there is no commission to pay. This should enable you to get the cheapest Briancon ski accommodation possible.

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