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Avrieux : places not to be missed for historical heritage and culture

Discover the richness of the religious and fortified heritage of the town and its surroundings!

Interieur de l'église Saint Thomas-Becket et de la chapelle Notre-Dame des Neiges. @Maurienne Vanoise

The baroque church of St. Thomas Becket

The baroque church of St. Thomas Becket adorned during the seventeenth century with an exceptional sculpted and painted decor, it reflects a flamboyant baroque.
Guided tour every Thursday at 2PM in winter and summer. By appointment the rest of the year.

Adult rate : 5,50€

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location - Vue sur le fort Marie-Therese. Photo prise par : Mairie d'Avrieux. un accès rapide aux stations de Haute Maurienne

Marie-Therese fort

Fort Marie-Therese is a Sardinian citadel unique in France that stands at an altitude of over 1500m.
A permanent exhibition presents the evolution of the fortified architecture and proposes games for the 7-15 years old.

Adult : 4€. Free if you have the Haute Maurienne Vanoise Pass.


Vue intérieure du musée l'Arche d'Oé à Aussois © JL Rigaux. MO-OT AUSSOIS

Heritage and culture – L’Arche d’Oé : Agro-pastoral museum

“L’Arche d’Oé” (“Oé” means Aussois in patois) collects, through the written or oral testimonies of its inhabitants, the whole history of the village. Each room of the house has been restored to its original function and layout.

Every week, during the winter and summer tourist seasons, one or more activities are offered during the day or evening: guided tours, butter making, discovery workshops, snacks, storytelling evenings, etc.

Reservation required until the day before on 04 79 20 49 57 – Eligible for the family pass plus

Adult : 4,50€       Child : 3,20€ 

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Heritage and culture Bière de la brasserie des sources

Brasserie des Sources de Vanoise

Stop by the center of the village of Villarodin-Bourget, to discover the secrets of beer brewers. During the visit, the guides will explain the methods of manufacture of their craft beers that draw their strength from the spring water of the Vanoise, in a friendly and intimate setting.
Visit every Wednesday at 5PM and 6PM.

Free for those under 16.
Adult : 3€

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