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Marie-Thérèse Castle

Historic site and monument, Fort in Avrieux
  • Discover a unique place on the fortified alpine heritage.
    On the program: guided tours, treasure hunts for children, souvenir shop.

  • The Marie Thérèse Castle is one of the five castles (Marie-Christine, Charles- Albert, Charles-Félix, Victor-Emmanuel) of the Esseillon barrier, located in the Haute-Maurienne valley. This fortified complex was built by the Kingdom of Sardinia at the beginning of the 19th century along the way to the Mont Cenis, that was back then one of the main roads in the Alps. Come visit the Marie-Thérèse Castle and discover this region's history.
  • Environment
    • In the mountains
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
    • Italian
Services
  • Arrangement
    Room
    Room
  • Accessibility
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • Site, building partially accessible
  • Activities
    • Temporary exhibitions
    • Shows
  • Equipment
    • Public toilets
    • Car park
    • Parking nearby
    • bus parking
  • Services
    • Animals accepted
    • Guided visits
    • Guided visits (groups only)
    • Educational visits
    • Coach access
    • Boutique
    • Tourist brochures
    • Restaurant
    • Guided tours
    • Self-guided visits
    • Fast Food
    • Convention
    • Family Reception/drinks reception
    • Seminar
Rates
Payment methods
  • Credit card
  • Cheque
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • From June 10, 2022 to September 18, 2022
  • Adult
    4 €

    • Annual

  • Child rate
    2 €

    • Annual

  • Student
    2 €

    • Annual

  • Unemployed person
    2 €

    • Annual

  • Adult group
    4 €

    • Annual

  • Children's group
    2.50 €

    • Annual

Openings
  • From June 10, 2022
    until June 30, 2022
  • From July 1, 2022
    until August 31, 2022
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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