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Redoute Marie-Thérèse

Barrière de l'Esseillon

By car: From Chambéry, Albertville, Grenoble take the highway A43 Torino / Tunnel du Fréjus exit n°30 Modane. Drive trough Modane and follow the RD 1006 in the direction of Lanslebourg during 5 km.

73500 Avrieux


Tél: 06 78 22 48 38

TARIFS

Free entry for children < 7 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Medthods of payment :

Bank/credit card

Cheque

Chèques Vacances

Cash

Marie-Thérèse Castle

Visit the Castle’s permanent bilingual exhibition and find out more about the history of traditional defence : how it was adapted to the mountain environment and about the importance of the Alpine borders within the context of European history.

The Marie Thérèse Castle is one of the five castles (Marie-Christine, Charles- Albert, Charles-Félix, Victor-Emmanuel) of the Esseillon barrier, located in the Haute-Maurienne valley. This fortified complex was built by the Kingdom of Sardinia at the beginning of the 19th century along the way to the Mont Cenis, that was back then one of the main roads in the Alps. Come visit the Marie-Thérèse Castle and discover this region's history.

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Services & Équipment

Equipment

  • Public WC
  • Car park
  • Parking
  • Coach parking

Services

  • Pets welcome
  • Guided individual tours
  • Guided group tours
  • Educational visits
  • Coach access
  • Themed tour
  • Shop
  • Tourist brochures
  • Restaurant
  • Guided tours
  • Unguided individual tours
  • Fast food

Informations pratiques

Capacity

Maximum capacity: 500

Surroundings

Mountain location

Live

A whiteout….so what?

The trend of the day: 1800m at noon

Wednesday 17 October 2018

1450 2700
12 °C -1 °C

Visibility : _FAIBLE_VISIBILITE_
Avalanche risk : Unavailable

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