Heritage and tours

Heritage and tours

Guided tour of the old town

  •  Every thursday in january, february and march

Explore the highest town in Europe with a local guide. The walk trough the narrow streets will lead you to surprising discoveries. Enjoy the city and its forts, a masterpiece of mountain fortifications and unnoticed monuments that deserve to be know.

MEETING POINT:
HERITAGE SERVICE OFFICE
Pignerol gate, number 26
Duration 1Hour 30
Rate 7,20€ / 5,30€ - Free for Children under 12.
Contact +33 (0) 4 92 20 29 49 
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Museum guided tour

Le Monêtier les Bains From 14:00 to 16:00

Guided Tour of the old town

Briançon From 15:30 to 17:00

Guided Tour of the Old Town at 3.30 pm, every thursday in July and August 2019

Discovery of the religious heritage of the Salle

La Salle les Alpes / Villeneuve From 10:00 to 12:00

Discover the village of Le Monetier les bains

Le Monêtier les Bains From 16:00 to 18:00

Bell of Son du Serre

Briançon

The Chemin de Ronde, situated below the Castle, dominating the point of view the surrounding valleys, allowed to watch. From the Middle Ages, a bell alerted the inhabitants in case of fire or of danger...

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Chapel of the brotherhood of Black Penitent

Briançon

Placed street of the Asfeld's bridge, this old chapel was built at the dawn of the 17th century to shelter the services of "the brotherhood of black Penitents" of Briançon

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Fort Dauphin

Briançon

Conceived as advanced sentinel of the chain of fortifications of the 18th century, the strong Dauphin assured the crossing of fires with the fort of Salettes to forbid the access to the city since the way of Piedmont and protected the fort of Heads.

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Garden of the Governor

Briançon

Placed at the bottom of the Main street of the city Vauban, below the place General Blanchard, the current said "garden of the Governor " was originally the garden of the convent of Ursulines, installed in the city since 1632.

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Doors of Briançon

Briançon

The doors of cities were the object of a particular care in the defense of fortified towns. It was necessary to be able to come and go in peacetime while checking the accesses and to be able to femer completely in case of enemy attack.

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Découverte de l'Eglise des guibertes

Le Monêtier les Bains From 16:00 to 17:30

Guided tour of the chapels with frescoes - Church

Discovering hot, cold waters ...

Le Monêtier les Bains From 16:00 to 18:00

Visite du fort des Têtes

Briançon From 10:00 to 12:30

Discovery "The path of frescoes in Val de Guisane"

St Chaffrey / Chantemerle From 14:00 to 18:30

Discovery "The Freyssinet looks good!"

Le Monêtier les Bains From 14:00 to 16:00

Discovery commented "The path of murals frescoes in Val de Guisane"

Le Monêtier les Bains From 14:00 to 18:30

Discovery commented "The path of murals frescoes in Val de Guisane"

Discovery of the high guisane

Le Monêtier les Bains From 10:00 to 12:00

Discovery of the high guisane

Discovery: A summer evening in Le Bez, what is torrential flood

La Salle les Alpes / Villeneuve From 16:00 to 18:00

Discovery: A summer evening in Le Bez, what is torrential flood

Church of Sainte-Catherine

Briançon

Built between two war's period, this private church answers the common will of the inhabitants of saint-Catherine and the bishop of Gap, Monseigneur Peak, to create a parish in this new district of Briançon.

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Complet list upon request at the toursit office