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Amazing play in fort Victor Emmanuel

We went on holiday in the village of Aussois last summer. It is a little village in the mountains... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2016
Sophie-de-Savoie
An active day out for all the family - you must enjoy a wee walk!

We spent a full day here at Les Forts de l'Esseillon. Family of 4, 2 boys 12 and 8. We thought we... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2016
653taniaa
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Oct 5, 2016
“Amazing play in fort Victor Emmanuel”
Jul 29, 2016
“An active day out for all the family - you must enjoy a wee walk!”
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Reviewed October 5, 2016

We went on holiday in the village of Aussois last summer. It is a little village in the mountains, in Parc de la Vanoise. we have 2 teenagers, and we like trecking a lot. We discovered the forts of l'Esseillon and its history, the fabulous...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Sophie-de-Savoie
Reviewed July 29, 2016

We spent a full day here at Les Forts de l'Esseillon. Family of 4, 2 boys 12 and 8. We thought we would take them for a hike up to the hill forts but on arrival we discovered there is the most amazing zip wire...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank 653taniaa
Reviewed September 24, 2015

Whilst those who are afraid of heights can enjoy a cultural visit of the castle the more adventurous can visit the cliffs by following the via Ferrata routes. There are seven of them in total and they are relatively easy to negotiate as long as...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Anne-Claire F, Responsable relations publiques at Les Forts de l'Esseillon, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2015

Thank you Richard for visiting the Esseillon place. As you note, it is a sportive and cultural place which could satisfy a lot of people ! Hope to see you again !

Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Forts de l'Esseillon are very interesting. We visited all 5 as we headed down the valley to the Devil's Bridge across the Arc river, however, climbing up the 300m+ at the end of the hike was tough. The local taxi could be engaged to...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Anne-Claire F, Responsable relations publiques at Les Forts de l'Esseillon, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2015

Thank you to discover our best places as the Forts and the Monolithe ! Hope to welcome you again!

Reviewed May 13, 2015

This huge, well-preserve historical fort is only a short distance from downtown Aussois and requires some easy hiking to explore in its entirety. Rarely have we seen a fort that housed 1500 soldiers at one time which included its own mill. The views of the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Anne-Claire F, Responsable relations publiques at Les Forts de l'Esseillon, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2015

Thank you for your visit, we are pleased that you enjoy your day sharing our heritage.

Reviewed September 3, 2014

A must stop when visiting Savoie. a great walk around and visit of these national treasures. It shows you how important and strategic this area was in the old days under the ruling of the Ducs of Savoie.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Anne-Claire F, Responsable relations publiques at Les Forts de l'Esseillon, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2015

Thank you for your visit. Hope to see you again !

Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We have visited the area many times.Aussois is a lovely, quiet little village in the mountains, with many walking and cycling opportunities.The historic forts are a fascinating relic from the past to explore.We go there particularly for the several climbing routes in the gorge, which...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Anne-Claire F, Responsable relations clients at Les Forts de l'Esseillon, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2014

Thank you for visiting the forts and Aussois. Yes, you're right ! It is a lovely place and the heritage of the forts takes part of our richness. We are happy that you have enjoyed! Hope we will see you again. Sincerely yours.

Reviewed July 13, 2013

Site très pittoresque, avec la visite de forts Marie-Christine ou Victor-Emmanuel et une vue splendide des montagnes. Point de départ de balades avec des sentiers très accessibles et des via-ferrata de différents niveaux. Natural and historical place where you can both have a sympathic walk...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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