Briancon is in the department of the Hautes-Alpes which has a population of 121,419 covering an area of 5,549 km². Situated within the region of Provence-Alpes-Cote-d'Azur, the region has a population of 4,506,151 covering an area of 31,400 km²
The capital of the Region is Marseille, Briancon has a local population of 11,574
There are 4 Car Hire locations near Briancon including; Briancon, Briancon Airport, Gap, Gap Railway Station,
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Loacted in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in the south-east of France and lovely to visit in your hire car, Briancon is the highest city in Europe with an altitude of 1,326 metres. A strongly fortified town, its historical centre is essential to the charm of the city with steep, narrow streets and picturesque views. A large number of other fortifications have also been constructed in the past around the town, such as the Fort Janus. Sights to see in Briancon include the parish church, the Pont d'Asfeld and the city walls if historical outings are for you. Several buildings in Briancon are classified as World Heritage Sites by the UNESCO, so you'll be sure to see places with stunning history. However, there are many other activities avaliable for those ready to take out the hire car from Briancon. From ski resorts to paragliding, rock climbing to riding in a horse drawn carriage, you won't run out of things to do and sights to see.