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Périod of opening

From 01/05 to 31/10.
Practicable except during snow period and depending on weather conditions. Please inquire in advance about the conditions at the Tourist Office.


73500 Modane

T�l: 04 79 05 99 06


Free access.

29 - Lac du Mont-Cenis

The first part of the circuit crosses the south side of the valley, overlooking the Esseillon forts and the pine forests of Sardières, home to the famous Monolith. After Lanslebourg, a steep but steady climb leads to the beautiful panorama of Mont Cenis.

The climb from Lanslebourg runs through a shady larch forest to the open meadows of the Col du Mont-Cenis. It is worth continuing to the Mont-Cenis Pyramid, which houses a local history museum, and the adjoining Alpine Garden. This climb has kilometre markers betwin Lanslebourg and the Col du Mont-Cenis.

Road surface: Good
Traffic levels: Quite heavy
Drinking water:
- Lanslebourg Church
- Plan des Fontainettes at Mont-Cenis


Services & Équipment


  • Picnic area
  • Public WC
  • Orientation board
  • Parking

Informations pratiques


Lake view

Mountain view

Mountain location

Station district

Close to a public transportation

Lake 5 km away

Bus stop < 500 m

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Mercredi 19 Décembre 2018

Powder day today !

Trend of the day to 1200m Altitude

Weather forecastWednesday 19 December 2018

10 km/h -1°C 1450m
17 km/h -9°C 2700m

ENNEIGEMENTWednesday 19 December 2018

Neige fraiche


Avalanche risk : _MARQUE_

1450m 50cm
2700m 140cm

PISTESWednesday 19 December 2018

Pistes Verte
8 / 8
Pistes Bleue
19 / 25
Pistes Rouge
20 / 24
Pistes Noire
2 / 7