This short and steep but pleasant climb leads to an amazing dam and can be combined with the Aussois from Modane circuit.

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Description

From Aussois, follow the road up to Plan d'Aval. This short and steep but pleasant climb leads to an amazing dam and can be combined with the Aussois from Modane circuit.

You have the possibility to drink water (3 fountains) and eat at Aussois, and there is also a bike repair shop.

You will discover natural heritage in Aussois : Aussois pastures and the Vanoise National Park. There is also cultural heritage such as the center of the village and its Baroque church Aussois classified "historical monument". And the fortifications of l'Esseillon also classified as "Historic Monuments." Dams and their reservoirs of Plan d'Amont and Plan d'Aval.
You have the opportunity to visit the Museum of the old life of l'Arche d'Oé in Aussois's city center, and the archaeological park of Lozes.
And to finish, you can discover local products and gastronomy at the Fort Marie-Christine restaurant.

Period of opening

From 01/05 to 31/10.

Subject to snow conditions.

Itinerary

  • Marked route Not avalaible
  • Itinerary type Out and back

Equipment & services

  • Picnic area
  • Bar
  • Public WC
  • Parking

Prices

Free access.

Plus d'infos

Municipality : Aussois
Adress :
73500

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Itinerary overview

  • Difficulty
    Difficulty Level red – hard
  • Positive elevation
    Positive elevation 540 m
  • Distance
    Distance 6.4 km
  • Maximum altitude
    Maximum altitude 1480
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