• Cultural

Civilians and Fortsexhibition

Avrieux's local heritage department is staging a unique exhibition on civilians and the Esseillon forts. What role did civilians play? How did they live in the presence of the army?

Cultural Civilians and Fortsexhibition Avrieux


On Friday 14 June 2024 from 14:00:00 in 18:00:00
Avrieux (73500)
Animals allowed

Using photos, eyewitness accounts and other historical sources, this exhibition looks at the role of civilians around the forts from the 19th century to the present day. From the stories of local families to the stories of the bars, from the benefits of the military presence to the disillusions.


Free of charge.

Number of participants : - 30 pers. Max.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Languages of documentation : French

Dogs kept on a lead.


From 14/06 to 30/06/2024, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 2 pm and 6 pm.

From 01/07 to 31/08/2024, daily between 10.30 am and 6 pm.

From 01/09 to 17/09/2024, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 2 pm and 6 pm.

  • Pets welcome


Redoute Marie-Thérèse Redoute Marie-Thérèse Barrière de l'Esseillon 73500 Avrieux

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.

Motor Disability

Access possible, on the same level.

Number of people in situation of reduced mobility site capacity : 3

More informations

Information update on 18/03/2024 by Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme