Historical sites in Savoie

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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The 10 Most Beautiful historical sites in Savoie

Le télégraphe Chappe du Plan de l'Ours à Saint-André
Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Chappe Telegraph of the Bear Plan
Built in 1806, the Telegraph Chappe du Plan de l'Ours is located close to the mills of Pralognan and the Vanoise National Park. In its forest setting, it is the first rehabilitated station in Savoie.
Exterior view of the church of Modane
Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Church Notre-Dame de l'Assomption - Modane
The former church of Modane was destroyed during the Anglo-American bombing in the night of September 16th 1943. Only the bell tower remained.Reconstruction as war damage began in 1951 to 1954.
Chapel of Charmaix in Valfréjus
Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Notre-Dame du Charmaix Chapel
Built in the XV th century on the roc in a narrow cliffside, this sanctuary is the end of a pilgrimage and the most visited religious place in Maurienne Valley.Altarpiece from the XIX th century.
Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Memorial of Flambeau the postdog
Flambeau was the postdog that brought mail to soldiers stationed at the forts of Sollières between 1928 adn 1937. It was rewarded for its good services.
Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Abbaye d'Hautecombe
Explore the history of the Royal Abbey of Hautecombe, a unique place in Savoy. Discover its rich heritage, its exceptional architecture and its artistic treasures.
Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Cité Médiévale de Conflans
The medieval city of Conflans offers the charm of yesteryear. discover its narrow streets, old shops, gardens, and baroque church.
Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Les forts de l'Esseillon
Classified Historic Monument. Built in the early 19th century by the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia, the strong bear the names of the royal family: Victor Emmanuel, Marie Thérèse, Marie-Christine, Charles Albert and Charles Felix.
Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Bonneval sur Arc, village station pépite
Located on the immediate outskirts of the Vanoise National Park and at the foot of the mythical pass of the Iseran, Bonneval sur Arc is a member of the association "The Most Beautiful Villages of France ®", the only one in Savoie.
Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Fort de Tamié
Overlooking Col de Tamié pass and the abbey, the fort offers for free a pedestrian path with three vista points of the bauges mountains, the Combe de savoie valley, and MontBlanc.
Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Fort de Tamié
The largest fort to have been built on the edges of the Alps by France in the 19th C. It was constructed in 1876 by 600 Italian workers and controlled Albertville.
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