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Rock carvings and the Archaeological Park Lozes

in Aussois

Round-trip
  • 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.
    As the rocks are very eroded, the observation of the engravings is subject to certain lighting conditions. It is therefore recommended to go to the site at sunrise or sunset, as the low-angled light...
    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.
    As the rocks are very eroded, the observation of the engravings is subject to certain lighting conditions. It is therefore recommended to go to the site at sunrise or sunset, as the low-angled light accentuates the relief and contours of the 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.
    Neem vooraf contact op met het VVV-kantoor om de toegangsvoorwaarden te kennen.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
  • 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)
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