Walking in the Brianconnais
40 walking routes in the French Alps exploring high mountain landscapes near Briancon
Guidebook of 40 walks around Briançon in France. Walks for all abilities ranging from 1½ to 7hrs. The book focuses on the stunning valleys of Clarée, Cerveyrette, Ayes, Durance and Guisane, and includes the magnificent Alpine landscapes around Vallouise and Montgenèvre.
SeasonsFrom May to October. Some high peaks and cols will be snow-covered until late June and the main walking season therefore runs from the middle/end of June to the end of September.
CentresBriançon, La Grave, Le Monetier-les-Bains, Montgenèvre, Névache, Vallouise
DifficultyAll abilities are catered for. Walks from 1½ to 7hrs graded easy, medium, hard or very hard.
Must See5 stunning valleys around Briançon - Clarée, Cerveyrette, Ayes, Durance and Guisane; magnificent Alpine landscapes around Vallouise and Montgenèvre; beautiful peaks, lakes and valleys; historic hill forts.
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Andrew McCluggage was born in Northern Ireland where he still lives with his wife and two children. A hill-walking and mountain biking fanatic, he spends a large part of his time in the Briançonnais. After two decades as a corporate lawyer, he decided to do something more interesting and started writing walking guides.
You can follow Andrew on Instagram and facebook: @knifeedgeoutdoor
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