Cultural Offerings in Savoie

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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Make your vacation in Savoie an unforgettable experience! We have put together our suggestions for the most beautiful places to visit and attractions available here. Enjoy discovering!
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The 10 Most Beautiful culture in Savoie

Museum · Rhône-Alpes
Musée de l'ours des cavernes
Le Musée de l'ours des cavernes invite le visiteur à un voyage dans le temps, la préhistoire, à la découverte d'un site, la Balme à Collomb et d'une espèce disparue, l'ours des cavernes. Plongez dans une aventure scientifique et humaine hors du commun.
Archeology museum in Val Cenis Sollières
Museum · Haute-Maurienne-Vanoise
Archaeology Museum
The museum presents the discoveries made in the Balmes cave and the visitor becomes a witness to the culture and cultural influences of these mountain people who had a relationship with their environment that went far beyond mere subsistence.
Interior view of the Arche d'Oé museum in Aussois
Museum · Haute-Maurienne-Vanoise
L'Arche d'Oé, heritage centre
A traditional house, one of the oldest in the village, which used to house men and animals. Through the testimonies of the inhabitants, discover the life of the mountain community from its agro-pastoral origins to its tourist activity.
The Marie-Thérèse Redoubt, with its horseshoe-shaped entrance, in Avrieux, barrier de l'Esseillon
Fortress · Haute-Maurienne-Vanoise
Marie-Thérèse Castle
Discover a unique place on the fortified alpine heritage. On the programme: guided tours, treasure hunts for children, escape game, souvenir shop. Educational workshops for schools.
La Rizerie - Exhibition Center of the Lyon-Turin link
Cultural Center · Italy and France - Trekking & Biking in Piemonte
La Rizerie - Exhibition Center of the Lyon-Turin link
This former rice mill, in the shape of a Greek temple, houses the exhibition center of the Lyon - Turin construction sites.
ND de l'Assomption Church in Lanslebourg
Church · Italy and France - Trekking & Biking in Piemonte
Church Notre Dame de l'Assomption - Lanslebourg
Although the church was built between 1820 and 1830, it remains true to the Baroque spirit, embodying the contrasts associated with the age: an austere exterior concealing a richly decorated interior. You'll be surprised by the harmonious mix of works of art from across the centuries.
Le Diable, emblème du village  de Bessans
Art · Haute-Maurienne-Vanoise
The Devil of Bessans
At Bessans, sculpture is a tradition that is more than four centuries old. Rouets and cattails, salt hens, wooden toys, statues, crosses ... abound. The most famous of the sculptures is the devil, the emblem of Bessans, whose origin dates from 1857.
Church of Saint Etienne in Val Cenis-Sardières
Church · Haute-Maurienne-Vanoise
Saint-Etienne church - Sollières
Don't trust appearances: the exuberant Baroque décor of the church's interior contrasts dramatically with the simple exterior. You're in for quite a treat!
L'Erablo in Bessans: museum of traditional housing
Museum · Italy and France - Trekking & Biking in Piemonte
In the past, humans and animals had to share their living space just to cope with everyday life. The need to keep warm and to be able to look after their animals at the same time, meant that mountain people developed a specific style of habitat.
Le four à pain du Verney à Val Cenis-Bramans
Architecture · Haute-Maurienne-Vanoise
Common oven of the Verney
The common wood oven is regularly used by the baker of Val Cenis Bramans (cooking and workshop) and the local associations during charity events.
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