• Historic site and monument

Avrieux, village soul

Avrieux, authentic village of Haute Maurienne which can be discovered through its old streets, its Saint-Thomas Becket church, its Redoute Marie-Thérèse, essential element of the barrier of the forts of Esseillon.

Historic site and monument Avrieux, village soul Avrieux


Avrieux (73500)
Animals allowed
Guided individual tours on request

Through the alleys, discover the evolution of the village between agro-pastoral tradition and industrial and tourist modernity, the exceptional church jewel of Baroque art and the originality of the Notre-Dame des neiges chapel.
In the Fort de la Redoute Marie-Thérèse, the fifth citadel of the Esseillon barrier, and the Fortified Heritage Interpretation Center it houses, come and discover the history of the 19th century military forts built by the Sardinian Kingdom to guard against a French invasion and protect Turin, the capital of the time.

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    Free access.


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

    Guided tour upon request by phone 0033 (0)6 78 22 48 38


    All year round, daily.

    Labels and rating

    Classified at the monuments and historic sites

    • Pets welcome


    154 rue de l'Eglise 73500 Avrieux

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    Information update on 04/11/2021 by Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme