Date: Wednesday 12th June
Route: St Jean de Maurienne – Briancon
Climbs: Col de la Croix de Fer, Col du Lautaret
Blog Post: St Jean de Maurienne – Briancon
Description: At an altitude of 1,326 metres it is the highest city in the European Union. Briançon is built on a plateau nucleated around the confluence of the Durance and the Guisane rivers.
Briançon was the Brigantium of the Romans and formed part of the kingdom of King Cottius.