Shopping in Briancon
The shops in Briancon, Serre Chevalier, cater for visitors’ shopping needs, with a range of boutique stores for all requirements. Whether in search of new sports equipment for a day on the mountains or just in search of your next designer purchase, the wide range of shops in and around the town are almost guaranteed to have what you’re in search of.
While some may shop for designer brands, others are on the look-out for the region’s authentic and locally made produce; both can be found in the varied shops in and around Briancon and Serre Chevalier. This endearing little town in the beautiful region of Serre Chevalier has an alternative face to that of its more adventurous, sporting faces. You only need your credit card to enjoy it.
Located around Rue des Couteliers, Briancon’s main shopping area is Espace Sud, which comprises a number of large stores. From a Carrefour Market, which stocks fresh food produce, to Intersport, which offers visitors the opportunity to purchase all sports equipment, the range of shops is incredibly diverse. Also in Espace Sud, visitors will find Kaliwear, Orchestra, Mountain Cycles, Gitem Cuisines, Gitem, and various other shops. Other amenities in Briancon’s best shopping facility include boulangeries, restaurants, a car wash, automotive garages, a garden centre, a DIY store, and many other shops.
Briancon’s high street, meanwhile, offers a more traditional shopping experience for visitors, as well as inviting restaurants and bars – in both the summer and winter months. Traditional chocolate shops neighbour cute cafes, while tattoo studios are just a short walk from the butchers. Everything is on offer at a range of shops. Visitors can stroll peacefully between reputable stores, enjoying the serene atmosphere that pervades Briancon in Serre Chevalier, stopping occasionally to sample delicious local cuisine.