Visit of the Fort des Salettes

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Presentation

Come and enjoy a free visit to the fort des Salettes open from 2.30 pm to 6 pm.
Want to know more about the history of the fort des Salettes ? The guide's little extras are just for you:  
- at 3pm
- at 3.45 pm
- at 4.30pm
A fun workshop on stone cutting and lime plastering on Saturday afternoons.
Last entry ¾ of an hour before closing time. 25 MINUTES UP to the fort.
In short
  • To which public :
    • For all
  • Not recommended, not suitable :
    • people with mobility problems
  • Meeting points :
    • Briançon - Fort des Salettes
  • meeting points GPS coordinates :
    • Latitude : 44.904736163009844
    • Longitude : 6.651277542114259
  • Duration :
    • 25-minute climb to the Fort and free time to visit.
  • Concerning ticketing :
    • REDUCED RATE ON PROOF for: students, job seekers, French RSA beneficiaries, large families, disabled persons, OT guest card, Heritage Pass, Monumental partnership!
    • VALID PROOF OF IDENTITY MUST BE PRESENTED TO THE GUIDE BEFORE THE VISIT, WITHOUT PROOF OF IDENTITY ACCESS TO THE VISIT WILL BE REFUSED AND THE VISIT WILL NOT BE REFUNDED
Full description
  • About the activity :
    • After a 25-minute climb on a stony path, you will reach the small redoubt designed by Vauban to prevent the enemy from positioning itself on a flat area overlooking the town
    • Built between 1709 and 1712, it was transformed into a real fort in the 19th century
  • The advantages :
    • The guide knows all the facets of Briançon
    • He is at your disposal. Do not hesitate to ask him questions
    • the guide's explanations are aimed at adults and can also be adapted to a young audience
Please note
  • Ticket sales :
    • You can buy tickets online or at Serre Chevalier Briançon Tourist office
  • Equipment required :
    • water bottle
    • hat, sunglasses, sun cream
    • warm clothes, closed shoes like trainers or hiking boots
    • Torch light
  • The price includes :
    • free tour and the guide's little extras (3pm, 3.45pm and 4.30pm)
  • Important point :
    • non-cancellable, non-refundable
    • outdoor/indoor visits subject to weather conditions. They start on time whatever the weather
    • the guide reserves the right to cancel or interrupt any tour if necessary for the safety of the visitors
  • COVID precautions :
    • all sanitary measures in force are respected and applied
  • Recommended parking :
    • Paid car park - Champ de Mars

Availability and Rates