• Sport

Circuit of 'Esseillon'

A circuit that group some Haute-Maurienne villages and circles the amazing fortification of L'Esseillon.

Sport Circuit of 'Esseillon' Modane


Departing from Modane (73500)
Total elevation gain : 573m
Vertical drop : 573m
Distance : 34.3km

This loop takes you from Modane through the villages of Aussois, Sardières, Sollières and Bramans.From Modane, this loop connects the villages of Aussois, Sardières, Sollières and Bramans.

The road surface of the circuit is good and the traffic level is moderate.

You can find water in all the villages, and you can eat in Modane, Aussois, Sardières, Sollières, Bramans and Villarodin.

You can find also "Accueil cyclo" accommodation in Haute-Maurienne.

There are lots of impressive sites in the circuit, such as Fort Saint-Gobain, "L'Arche d'Oé" museum, "Les Lozes" archeology park, "Esseillon" forts, the "Monolithe", Archeology museum of Sollières, and to finish fortifications Interpretation Center of Avrieux.

Total elevation gain : 573m
Altitude max : 1520m
Vertical drop : 573m
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    Free access.


    Languages spoken : English, French
    Languages of documentation : English, French

    Period of practice

    All year round.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

    • Picnic area
    • Bar
    • Public WC
    • Parking nearby


    73500 Modane
    Departing from : Modane (73500)
    Latitude : 45.193938 - Longitude : 6.659487
    On : Villarodin-Bourget (73500), Aussois (73500), Modane (73500)
    Information update on 29/05/2024 by Syndicat du Pays de Maurienne