Avrieux, authentic village of Haute Maurienne which can be discovered through its old streets, its Saint-Thomas Becket church, its Redoute Marie-Thérèse, essential element of the barrier of the forts of Esseillon.


Through the alleys, discover the evolution of the village between agro-pastoral tradition and industrial and tourist modernity, the exceptional church jewel of Baroque art and the originality of the Notre-Dame des neiges chapel.
In the Fort de la Redoute Marie-Thérèse, the fifth citadel of the Esseillon barrier, and the Fortified Heritage Interpretation Center it houses, come and discover the history of the 19th century military forts built by the Sardinian Kingdom to guard against a French invasion and protect Turin, the capital of the time.

Period of opening

From 01/01 to 31/12, daily.

Additional welcome

Guided tour upon request by phone 0033 (0)6 78 22 48 38.

Equipment & services

  • Pets welcome


Free access.

Languages ​​spoken

  • English English
  • French French
  • Italian Italian




Let's go

Practical information

154 rue de l'Eglise
73500 Avrieux
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