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Interpretation area of the Plan d'Aval lookout

Interpretation space at the Plan d'Aval in Aussois - Aussois Town Hall

Discover the interpretation space of the Plan d'Aval dam lookout and let yourself be guided by the "viewpoints" or image frames containing educational information in the form of texts, photos, videos and multimedia content.


You will discover the keys of this remarkable landscape, where natural and industrial heritage are mixed. You will learn about the history of the dams, the life of the village of Aussois and the rich ecosystems in the vicinity.
Located at the top of the road to the dams, accessible by car or on foot from the Maison d'Aussois (1h30) or at the arrival of the Grand Jeu chairlift (0h40).

In partnership with the commune of Aussois, the Vanoise National Park and EDF.


  • Animals accepted
  • Authorized campers


  • Lake view
  • Mountain view
  • In the mountains


Free access.

Opening period

From 01/01 to 31/12, every day.
Subject to snow conditions.

Spoken languages

  • French


Route des barrages, 7 km from Aussois D108. Access not authorized to coaches.
The access road is closed to traffic during the winter. Access is however possible for hikers (on foot or with snowshoes). Ask for the access conditions at the Aussois Tourist Office.


Animals accepted : Yes

Animals accepted with supplement : No

Pets allowed on leash only.

Interpretation area of the Plan d'Aval lookout
Route des Barrages 73500 Aussois