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Rock carvings and the Archaeological Park Lozes

in Aussois

  • Rocks polished by the ancient glacier Arc reveal an original set of rock carvings left by early mountaineers. Learn to decipher those mysterious signs, dating mostly from 1000 BC to the Middle Ages.

  • Start height: 1465 m
    Highest point: 1523 m
    From the car park, continue the track to the gate and the entrance of the Archaeological Park Lozes. Two courses are offered to you. Committing to the first route right then follow with the second. The route is marked by small black arrows.
  • Deals

    The rocks are highly eroded, observation prints is subject to certain lighting conditions. Also, it is recommended to go onsite at sunrise or sunset, the raking light accentuating contours reliefs and engravings.
  • Car access and parking: From the village of Aussois, take direction Sardières. After crossing the St. Peter bridge, take the track to the right indicating the archaeological park and park in the car park. One can also start the walk from the car park of the Cross Plan (fork in the road leading to the Monolithe).
    Carto: IGN Top 25-3534 OT three valleys Modane
  • Plain text period
    From 01/01 to 31/12.
  • Environment

    • In the mountains
    • Village 2 km away
  • Spoken languages

  • Documentation

    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
  • Services

    • Animals accepted
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