• Cultural

Visit La Pasta

On this guided tour, you'll learn about local customs, eating habits and mountain-side similarities. For example, why do Crozet and Piedmont Tajarin have the same origins, and the same ingredients?

Cultural Visit La Pasta Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne


On Thursday 01 September 2022 from 10:00:00 in 18:00:00
Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (73300)
Animals allowed

During the tour, you will discover :

Exchanges between Piedmontese and Maurienne mountain dwellers,
Victor Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy, authorizes drilling of the Mont Cenis tunnel,
Sommeiller develops pneumatic drills,
Agreements between Napoleon III and Victor Emmanuel II,
14 years of work and the discovery of a new geopolitical order,
Italy reunified and France reclaimed the County of Nice and Savoy,
The first waves of Italian immigration,
Italians settle in the Maurienne,
Maurienne rice mills,
Pasta appears in Saint Étienne-de-Cuines, then Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne
The power of water to drive the economy,
Pasta-making techniques: extrusion and lamination,
Bozon Verduraz and vertical extrusion,
Stressed and unstressed pasta,
Neapolitans exalt bronze extruded pasta and dedicate mafaldine to Mafalda of Savoy.

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    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French, Italian
    Languages of documentation : French

    Pets allowed on leash only.


    From 01/01 to 30/06 between 10 am and 6 pm except on January 1st, Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, Whit Monday, May 1st and May 8th.
    Closed Monday and Sunday.

    From 01/07 to 31/08 between 10 am and 6 pm except on July 14th and August 15th.
    Closed on Sunday.

    From 01/09 to 31/12 between 10 am and 6 pm except on November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.
    Closed Monday and Sunday.

    • Pets welcome
    • Shop
    • Tour free of charge
    • Car park
    • Free car park


    Magasin d'usine La Pasta 133 avenue d'Italie 73300 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • Even flooring with no obstacles
    • Absence of protrusions > 2 cm
    • Minimum aisle width of 90 cm
    • Doors >=77 cm wide
    • Site, building totally accessible

    More informations

    Information update on 17/10/2023 by Montagnicimes Office de tourisme Intercommunal