Val-Cenis - Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis

Built to commemorate Bonaparte's Egyptian campaign, the Pyramide du Mont-Cenis is a reminder of this idyllic place, where the history of the pass, local life, famous people, transport, villages and the dam are all narrated.


The Mont Cenis Pyramid, built in 1967, houses the memory of this idyllic spot. It was built to commemorate Bonaparte's Egyptian campaign. It is one of the highest museums in Europe, located at an altitude of 2,100 m, and covers many aspects of the history of this historic route, as well as local life: famous people, transport, villages and the dam that marked the history of this site.

Take the opportunity to discover the Alpine garden at the foot of the Pyramid, then climb up to the Ronce fort!

Period of opening

From 16/06 to 01/09, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 9 am and 12 pm.

Equipment & services

  • Car park
  • Pets welcome
  • Unguided group tours
  • Shop
  • Unguided individual tours


Adult: from 4 €
Group adults: from 3.50 €.

Free entry for children < 18 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Languages ​​spoken

  • English English
  • French French
  • Italian Italian

Adapted tourism

  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs



Animals on leash only


After 15 km from Val Cenis Lanslebourg, follow the direction of Susa - Italy. The Pyramid is on the shores of the Mont-Cenis Lake, just before the border.

Let's go

Practical information

Plan des Fontainettes
73480 Val-Cenis
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