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Along Haute Maurienne's waterside - Guided tour of the EDF (French Electricity Company) power plant in Avrieux

Cultural, Science in Avrieux

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  • Discover hydroelectricity in Haute Maurienne! Your guide will tour you the Avrieux power plant, which turbinates the waters coming from the Mont Cenis reservoir. It will also be the opportunity to see how “la houille blanche” known as “the white coal” deeply shaped the valley's landscape.

  • White coal has shaped the landscapes of Haute Maurienne and profoundly changed the way of life of its inhabitants. The visit of the Avrieux power station in the company of a guide from the Land of art and history of the Hautes Vallées de Savoie will allow you to discover the hydroelectric equipment of the valley and the immense network of penstocks connecting the dams of each slope and central valley bottom.
    Registration compulsory before 6 p.m. the day before (limited places) in the Tourist...
    White coal has shaped the landscapes of Haute Maurienne and profoundly changed the way of life of its inhabitants. The visit of the Avrieux power station in the company of a guide from the Land of art and history of the Hautes Vallées de Savoie will allow you to discover the hydroelectric equipment of the valley and the immense network of penstocks connecting the dams of each slope and central valley bottom.
    Registration compulsory before 6 p.m. the day before (limited places) in the Tourist Offices of Haute Maurienne vanoise.
  • Spoken languages

  • From July 16, 2021 to August 17, 2021
  • Full-fare
    8 €

    • Annual

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  • On July 16, 2021 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • On August 17, 2021 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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