• Historic site and monument

Remains of the Fort de Montmélian

Although there are only a few pieces of this fort remaining today, the quality of this site allows us to understand the importance of this strategic location for the former Etat de Savoie. This site also offers superb views (viewpoint indicators).

Historic site and monument Remains of the Fort de Montmélian Montmélian


Montmélian (73800)
Animals allowed
Unguided individual tours available permanently

Montmélian's strategic location explains the creation and development of this illustrious stronghold many years ago.
From the Middle Ages to the modern era, the castle, then the fort, were besieged multiple times. In order to keep up with advances in artillery and military science, the Maison de Savoie constantly ordered repairs, renovations and modifications, making Montmélian one of the biggest strongholds in Europe.


Full price: 5 €
Reduced price: 3 €.

Free entry for children < 18 years.
Group rate available for > 8 people.

Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Check, Cash


Animals allowed
Languages visits : French


All year round, daily.

Labels and rating

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  • Pets welcome
  • Car park
  • Coach parking


Le Fort 73800 Montmélian
Station district
Information update on 06/02/2020 by Office de tourisme Coeur de Savoie