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Avrieux

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Avrieux - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie
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At the heart of the Maurienne valley (Savoie), the common Avrieux is nestled at the foot of a rocky crowned on the east by the barrier forts Esseillon and notched on the north by the Cascade St. Benedict.

At the gates of the Parc National de la Vanoise, the village enjoys an exceptional climate of Mediterranean mountain promoting fauna and flora unique in the region. These characteristics have also earned the nickname Avrieux small Nice.

Behind the village look nonchalant Avrieux surprise visitor more surprised to discover a small mountain town combines individuality, tradition and modernity.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAvrieux
Postcode73500
Tourism label
Latitude45.2149829 (N 45° 12’ 54”)
Longitude6.7205380 (E 6° 43’ 14”)
AltitudeFrom 1094m to 3506m
Surface area37.85 km²
Population449 inhabitants
Density11 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (108 km, 1h17)
Insee code73026
IntercommunalityCC de la Norma
DepartmentSavoie
RegionRhône-Alpes

Nearest cities & towns

Villarodin-Bourget2.2 km (4 min)
La Norma4.7 km (9 min)
Modane5.6 km (10 min)
Aussois6.1 km (11 min)
Fourneaux7.7 km (11 min)
Bramans7.7 km (12 min)
Freney8.9 km (14 min)
Saint-André10.6 km (15 min)
Sollières-Sardières12.4 km (15 min)
Termignon14.7 km (18 min)
Valfréjus15.2 km (24 min)
Orelle16.7 km (22 min)
Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis20 km (24 min)
Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne23 km (27 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Each year:

Photos

View of the village of Avrieux
View of the village of Avrieux
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Altarpiece of the Church of St. Thomas Becket
Altarpiece of the Church of St. Thomas Becket
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Cascade Saint Benedict
Cascade Saint Benedict
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Redoute Marie- Therese and Dent Parrachée ( 3697m )
Redoute Marie- Therese and Dent Parrachée ( 3697m )
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Redoute Marie- Thérèse
Redoute Marie- Thérèse
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Weather

Monday 25 may
Min. 7°C - Max. 16°C
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Tuesday 26 may
Min. 6°C - Max. 16°C
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Wednesday 27 may
Min. 5°C - Max. 17°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Maiden paraglider flight in Maurienne
Sports sensations65 € to 80 € Valmeinier (19.3 km)
Maiden paraglider flight over the Maurienne
Sports sensations75 € to 105 € Saint-Martin-de-la-Porte (20 km)
Ski trekking in the Queyras valleys
Sports sensations65 € Arvieux (48 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Fitness trail
HikeEasy40 minVillarodin-Bourget (2.1 km)
The Art trail
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate1h10Villarodin-Bourget (2.4 km)
The Petit Bonheur walking trail
Snowshoe hikeEasy2h25Villarodin-Bourget (3 km)
Bramanette mountain pasture
HikeIntermediate5h00Bramans (4.4 km)
29 - Lac du Mont-Cenis
Cycling itineraryAthletic5h20Modane (5.4 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels