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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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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Church of Cordeliers

Briançon

Built in the end of the 14th century, the building remained in two big fires of the city. It will be transformed on a military building (hospital and storage). Precious murals paints.

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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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Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Nicolas collegiate church

Briançon

The Notre-Dame-and-Saint-Nicolas Church dominates the ramparts of Briançon. Its story is strongly bound to the catholic politics of Louis XIV and at the important military presence in the city in 17th and 18th centuries.

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Communication Y

Briançon

Atypical work in the history of the fortification, this covered passage had a triple function: assure the communication of the fort of Trois Têtes with Randouillet, block the valley of Fontchristiane and protect the tank of drinking water.

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Discovery "The Freyssinet looks good!"

Le Monêtier les Bains de 16:00 a 18:00

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

La Salle les Alpes / Villeneuve de 10:00 a 18:00

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

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

Le Monêtier les Bains de 14:00 a 18:30

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

Découverte de l'Eglise des guibertes

Le Monêtier les Bains de 16:00 a 17:30

Guided tour of the chapels with frescoes - Church

Discovery of the high guisane

Le Monêtier les Bains de 10:00 a 14:00

Discovery of the high guisane

Discovery of sundials

La Salle les Alpes / Villeneuve de 14:00 a 16:00

Discovering hot, cold waters ...

Le Monêtier les Bains de 16:00 a 18:00

Discovery of the religious heritage of the Salle

La Salle les Alpes / Villeneuve de 10:00 a 12:00

Discover the village of Chantemerle

St Chaffrey / Chantemerle de 09:30 a 16:00

Discover the village of Villard Laté

St Chaffrey / Chantemerle de 10:00 a 16:00

Discover the village of Le Monetier les bains

Le Monêtier les Bains de 16:00 a 18:00

Museum guided tour

Le Monêtier les Bains de 14:00 a 16:00

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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Complet list upon request at the toursit office