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Briançon Ski Resort Guide

Briançon, France

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift2,540m8,333ft
Resort Height1,200m3,937ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Turin Caselle
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The French village of Briançon is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,200m3,937ft.


Briançon is part of the Serre Chevalier ski area with access to 250km155 miles of downhill skiing, with 111 marked pistes, served by a total of 77 ski lifts. From Briançon you can ski to the other villages of Chantemerle, Monêtier les Bains and Villeneuve.

With ski lifts as high as 2,540m8,333ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


We do not currently have enough information to describe the skiing in Briançon. If you have skied here, or know the area, please tell us about it in the Ski Forum.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Briançon.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Briançon?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Briançon.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Briançon

Ski Area Stats

Serre Chevalier Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1532km20 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
4280km50 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
3281km50 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
2557km35 miles
Total Length
250km155 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
35km22 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Briançon Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,540m8,333ft
Resort Altitude (Briançon)1,200m3,937ft
Lowest Piste1,167m3,829ft

Location and Map

Where is Briançon?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Serre Chevalier, Grande Galaxie.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Briançon is Chambery, 100 minutes drive away.

Turin Caselle, Grenoble, Turin Cuneo, Annecy, Geneva, Genoa, Milan Malpensa and Marseille Provence airports are all within three hours drive.

Season Dates

When is Briançon open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Briançon Piste Map

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Briançon, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Briançon Tourist Office for the latest.

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