Why choose Briançon for your next cycle tour…
We are lucky enough to call Briançon, in the French Alps, home and with its 210 days of sunshine a year, panoramic mountain views and being a UNESCO World Heritage site, you can see why we haven’t looked back. Try cycling in Briançon… you’ll be amazed!
Briançon is a Haute Alpes town famous for being fortified by Vauban in the 17th century, very picturesque and interesting, and with a history beginning with the Romans, when it was called Brigantium. Briançon, is also the highest town in Europe.
If you’re a follower of Le Tour de France, then you already have an insight into this diverse valley. Briançon has been chosen a total of 42 times as either the starting or finishing town for Le Tour.
It lies nestled between breathtaking valleys and is full of culture and history and not only boasts amazing cycling routes, but Michelin star restaurants, quaint cobbled streets, a thermal spa (to rest those legs!) and boutique shops.
During our cycling tour, you’ll get a taste of how the valley offers just about everything. Follow in the footsteps of the pros and join us for our cycle tour next year. If you’re up for a cycle challenge on mystical and historical Cols then cycling in Briançon (and its surroundings) is for you.