The Fort Saint-Gobain is part of the Maginot line, concrete fortification of the second world war. It is unique for its conservation state. Real "under earth" submarine, it allowed the troups to live in total autarcy for more than 3 months.
Huge work of the line Maginot of the Alps, perfectly preserved, the visitors discover after having passed the drawbridge, throughout the galleries, the barracks and the technical rooms which allowed a crew to live in autarky during 3 months in case of need.
The visit takes place following a marked path and equipped with explanatory panels in 3 languages (French-Italian-English).
The temperature is constant at around 12° in July and August. It is therefore necessary to have warm clothing.
From 15/06 to 15/09
Opening hours on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 2 pm and 6.30 pm. On Wednesday between 9 am and 12 pm and between 2 pm and 6.30 pm.
Closed on Tuesday.
Équipements & Services
Guided group tours
Unguided individual tours
Adult: 8 €
Group adults: 6 €.
Free entry for children < 15 years.
Group rate available for > 15 people.