• Historic site and monument

Turra Fort

The only fort built by the French on the Mont Cenis plateau, it is ideally located, perched on its promontory. It will offer you a view of the Mont Cenis lake, the Italian mountains, Val Cenis Lanslebourg and the Haute Maurienne Vanoise.

Historic site and monument Turra Fort Val-Cenis

About

Val-Cenis (73500)
Animals allowed

From Mont Cenis Pass, take the path that climbs across the Alpine pastures to the Petite Turra. Follow the track on the right to the Fort. Backtrack and go back down via the old military track, then the forest track on your right. Follow the D1006 road back to Mont Cenis Pass.

Be careful when visiting the Fort: unsecured ruins (vaults, underground passages, sentry boxes, etc.).

Prices

Free access.

Reception

Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Languages of documentation : French

Pets on a leash

Opening

From 01/06 to 31/10, daily.
Depending on snow conditions. Please note that the fort cannot be visited.

Services
  • Pets welcome

Access

Col du Mont-Cenis Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis 73480 Val-Cenis

Access to the fort: presence of a handrail, path not recommended in rainy weather.
From the Mont Cenis pass, take the path that climbs through the mountain pastures to the little Turra. Take the track on the right to the Fort. Retrace your steps and go down the old military track then the forest track on your right. Follow the D1006 road to the Mont Cenis pass.

More informations

Information update on 01/06/2022 by Communauté de communes Haute Maurienne Vanoise