Close to the Italian border, Briancon sits on a rocky outcrop in the French Alps, and is one of the highest cities in Europe. It receives 300 days of sunshine a year, and is popular with tourists year round. Rental cars are available in town and are suggested for those wishing to tour the beautiful alpine villages in the area. Auto Europe offers several pick up locations and a large rental car fleet, so finding a car rental in Briancon is both easy and economical.
Briancon has been occupied since the Romans improved on a Gallic settlement, designated to guard one of their most important mountain passes back to Italy. The old town was built in the high middle ages and features very narrow streets and public squares. Although the old town is primarily built for pedestrian traffic, car rentals are available and are suggested for exploring all the area has to offer. Historic sites include the Asfeld bridge, a picturesque bridge across the Durance Gorges, and 18th, 19th and 20th century forts. Briancon offers whitewater sports, fishing, mountain biking, paragliding, rock climbing and hiking in summer and skiing, snowshoeing, ski joring, ice climbing, sleigh riding and ice skating in the winter. You may wish to rent a car while visiting Briancon as Turin, Italy is only a few miles away! Questions about driving in Briancon? Our driving information page should provide answers.
If you're searching for unbeatable rates and top-notch service, rent a car in Briancon, France with Auto Europe. We strive to meet your needs with our price match department and our excellent customer service to ensure that you're more than satisfied with your car rental in Briancon. You can book online or call Auto Europe for more information at 1-888-223-5555.