The 40 walks in this guidebook explore the stunning summer landscapes around Briancon. Walks range from 4 to 21km, and cover the valleys of Claree, Cerveyrette, Ayes, Durance and Guisane, as well as the area around Vallouise and Montgenevre. All the routes are circular and graded from easy to very hard, so there are walks to suit all abilities.
Alongside detailed route descriptions and maps, the guidebook provides practical advice on when to visit and the best bases for exploring the region. There are notes on plants and wildlife, and information on the many hill forts in the area. Stunning photographs add to the appeal of this informative guide.
The Brianconnais is a stunning mountain wilderness packed with snow-capped peaks, idyllic Alpine valleys, pastures full of wildflowers, sparkling alpine lakes, historic hill forts and a labyrinth of quiet paths. With a rural charm and a milder climate than the northern Alps, it is a region ripe for discovery, and this guide is the perfect place to start.