The Avressieux town is located in the Savoie region in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
Its inhabitants are Apriciennes and Apriciens, gentilé which derive from the name of a Gallo-Roman domain Apriciacum ("who delights in the sun").
The local dialect, which is practically mentioned today, has long kept the name "Avarcholans".
The town is mainly oriented towards agriculture with young and dynamic operators, as well as a dairy cooperative that manufactures the squeegee Savoie but emmental of Savoy.
also located near Grenoble, the nut is rooted in local customs.
Traditional housing is characterized by its adobe buildings and roofing tile skewed tortoiseshell.