• Historic site and monument

Dam of Bissorte

This dam, which cannot be visited, will nevertheless offer a wonderfull point of view on surrounding mountains.

Historic site and monument Dam of Bissorte Orelle

About

Orelle (73140)

The Bissorte Dam is a gravity dam, built from 1930 to 1935 to supply a hydroelectric plant capable of generating 75 megawatts of power.
It offers an amazing view on the surrounding mountains.
Access via the Prec forest trail (accessible by car), which starts from La Praz, to the Prec car park and then by walking about 1h.
Possibility to combine your trek with a night at the Refuge des Marches.

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    Reception

    Languages spoken : French

    Opening

    From 01/06 to 30/11, daily.
    According to snow condition.

    Access

    73140 Orelle
    Information update on 15/03/2021 by Office de tourisme d'Orelle