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Leaning house

Historic site and monument, House, Ruins and remains in Modane
  • At the exit of Modane, towards Valfréjus, the leaning house is aptly named. Inside this blockhouse dynamited by the Germans in 1944, you defy the laws of balance!

  • Built in 1939, the leaning house was originally a blockhouse for observation and defense for the entrance of the Mont-Cenis railway tunnel, commissioned in 1881. In 1944, during the German withdrawal, this blockhouse was blown up. by two wagons stuffed with explosives at the entrance of the tunnel. He literally jumped to drop off a bit further almost intact, but not really horizontal ...
  • Environment
    • In the mountains
    • Village 2 km away
  • Equipment
    • Public toilets
    • Car park
  • Services
    • Animals accepted
  • Rates
  • Free
  • All year 2022
    Opened Everyday