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6-day Mountain Biking in Briançon, France

Come with a certified guide from the Azimut Montagne team to Briançon, the highest city in France. He will guide you on this amazing 6-day mountain bike tour!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration6 days
Offer periodJul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripGroup

Highlights

  • Discover the best bike routes of Briançon and its surroundings.

  • Improve your mountain bike skills while having fun.

  • Ride through varied and breathtaking scenery.

Description

Briançon is a commune of the Hautes-Alpes department, in Southeast France. It is one of the best riding spots in the world and offers a lot of cycle tours all around the city and its surroundings. So, are you ready for an unforgettable 6-day mountain bike trip in this fabulous area? Then join me!

Standing at 1,326 metres (4,350 feet) on the confluence of the Durance and the Guisane rivers, Briançon is the highest city in France. This beautiful medieval walled town is surrounded by a perfect terrain for cycling. As it has regularly featured as a stage town in the Tour de France, it is a popular spot for this exhilarating activity.

On this 6-day mountain bike trip we will explore the region and find some stunning cycle descents. We will discover amazing bike routes not only in Briançon but also in La Grave, the Queyras valley, the Ecrins, and the Vallée de la Clarée.  Additionally, every day we will have picnics in gorgeous spots where we will recharge energies before continuing with the adventure. Finally, our minibus will take us back to base to enjoy delicious local dishes and rest. You can take a look at the complete itinerary below for a more detailed description of what we will do each day!

So, if you want to explore Briançon and its surroundings in Southeast France, please contact me. Let’s enjoy an unforgettable mountain bike trip togeather!

And if you prefer a shorter tour in this same area, check out my Mountain biking weekend in Queyras.

 

Meeting point

Oulx-Cesana (IT) - TGV train station Briançon Train Station

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Itinerary

Day 1: Briançonnais

Warm up climb at Ratière and picnic at midday. First bike descent to analyze your weak points. Mountain biking in Torrent des Sachas.

Altitudes: 700D+/700D-

Day 2: Guillestrois

Climb to the Torrent du Merdanel and stop for a picnic before riding the Bois Durat track.

Altitudes: 1100 D+/1100 D-

Day 3: Queyras

In the early morning we’ll get to the Queyras Valley to ride the fabulous Tour de Furfande.

Altitudes: 1100 D+/1100 D-

Day 4: The Ecrins

Today we”ll explore The Ecrins and its breathtaking summits. Ascent and descent in Col de Tramouillon.

Altitudes: 1100 D+/1100 D-

Day 5: Vallée de la Clarée

We’ll head off to Vallée de la Clarée. Climbing to the Col de Dormillouse to enjoy a 1.2 kilometre bike descent!

Altitudes: 250D+/1250 D-

Day 6: Briançon

Put everything you’ve learned into practice on this final mountain biking day around Briançon.


About the guide

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We enjoy very much discovering and re discovering the most beautiful spots in the world, in the Ecrins mountain range but also all around the planet.

Together with the guides in the team, we will share with you unique moments and an amazing journey. From les Ecrins to Chile, from Morocco to Greenland, from Les Gorges du Verdon to Japan, from Italy to Norway… tons of destinations offering all types of mountain activities, different every season. It makes us so happy when I can share them with my friends and clients.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 717 each

Group of 2

EUR 717 each

Group of 3

EUR 717 each

Group of 4

EUR 717 each

Group of 5

EUR 717 each

Group of 6

EUR 717 each

Group of 7

EUR 717 each

Group of 8

EUR 717 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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