• Cultural

Communication between the Chappe telegraphs of Haute Maurienne Vanoise

A historic event unique in the world: as 200 years ago, coded messages are transmitted between the three historic posts: Courberon in Avrieux, Plans de l'Ours in St André and Mollard Fleury in Val Cenis-Sollières.

Cultural Communication between the Chappe telegraphs of Haute Maurienne Vanoise Saint-André

About

On Sunday 02 June 2024 from 10:00:00 in 17:00:00
Saint-André (73500)

Explanations of the coding system, in the previous 1/2 h.

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    Prices

    Free of charge.

    Reception

    Languages spoken : English, French, Italian

    Dates

    Sunday 2 June 2024 between 10 am and 5 pm.

    Monday 15 July 2024 between 10 am and 5 pm.

    Friday 2 August 2024 between 10 am and 5 pm.

    Sunday 22 September 2024 between 10 am and 5 pm.

    Access

    73500 Saint-André

    Access to the Plan de l'Ours telegraph: follow the signs for Saint-André - L'Orgère, then follow the signs for "Télégraphe Chappe", access by car and bus, parking 200 m from the site.
    Courberon telegraph access: from Aussois, take the route des barrages and turn left towards "le Clotte". Follow the signs, about 30 minutes' walk.
    Mollard Fleury telegraph access: from Aussois, take the road to the dams, then the Balmes trail to the Source de Fournette parking lot (unpaved forest road).
    Then a 20-minute walk along the forest path.

    On : Saint-André (73500), Aussois (73500), Modane (73500), Val-Cenis (73500)

    More informations

    Information update on 15/05/2024 by Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme