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In Alessandro's footsteps

Follow in the footsteps of soldier Alessandro in the spectacular grounds of Fort Victor Emmanuel. Join us for a family treasure hunt and discover the secrets of this historic site.

Sport In Alessandro's footsteps Aussois


Departing from Aussois (73500)
Average length : 00h20
Total elevation gain : 30m
Vertical drop : 30m
Distance : 1km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

With the help of a bundle of precious objects and a game book, follow in the footsteps of the soldier Alessandro in 1840. You'll have to solve many riddles before the imposing fortress, built by the Sardinians in the early 19th century to protect themselves from French invasion, reveals its secrets. The stones still whisper of the soldiers who killed... time.

Total elevation gain : 30m
Altitude max : 1320m
Vertical drop : 30m

Map references

Map and booklet "Haute Maurienne Vanoise. 103 walks and hikes - 38 trail trails. For all levels" (sold for €10 in Tourist Offices)

Topoguides references

Green route n°15

Further informations

Stone, Grit

    1 3


    Free access.


    Open to children
    Animals allowed
    Languages of documentation : French
    Not adapted to strollers

    Period of practice

    From 01/05 to 15/11.

    Subject to favorable weather.

    • Pets welcome
    • Parking
    • Public WC
    • Orientation board


    D215G 73500 Aussois
    Departing from : Aussois (73500)
    Latitude : 45.214082 - Longitude : 6.736424

    By car: park in the Fort Victor Emmanuel parking lot on the RD215G.

    Information update on 17/04/2024 by Communauté de communes Haute Maurienne Vanoise