Cheese dairy Lavoir

Visit an unusual dairy farm which occupies former barracks of the Maginot des Alpes line.

Cheese dairy Lavoir Valfréjus


Departing from Valfréjus (73500)
Average length : 04h00
Distance : 7km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Car park outside the resort's riding stables. From the Gîte des Tavernes, follow the Route du Lavoir as far as the Fort du Lavoir, then take the path left of the dam to the old barracks, now home to a cheese dairy.
For the return, backtrack to the Fort du Lavoir, cross the bridge on the left and take the track towards Valfréjus. When you reach the Pont des Herbiers bridge, follow the Route du Lavoir back to the Gîte des Tavernes.

Total elevation gain : 350m
Altitude max : 1939m
Vertical drop : 350m

Further informations

Rock, Stone, Ground


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Languages of documentation : French
Not adapted to strollers

Period of practice

From 15/05 to 15/10.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

  • Pets welcome



Les Tavernes 73500 Valfréjus
Departing from : Valfréjus (73500)
Latitude : 45.167009 - Longitude : 6.649463
Near shuttle stop

More informations

Information update on 12/05/2021 by Communauté de communes Haute Maurienne Vanoise