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Le Grand Filon Site Minier des Hurtières
Le Grand Filon Site Minier des Hurtières
Le Grand Filon Site Minier des Hurtières
Le Grand Filon Site Minier des Hurtières
Le Grand Filon Site Minier des Hurtières
Le Grand Filon Site Minier des Hurtières
Le Grand Filon Site Minier des Hurtières

Le Grand Filon Site Minier des Hurtières

Dare the unusual and explore one of the largest iron mines in Savoy. At an altitude of 900 metres, in the heart of the Hurtières range, let us guide you on the tracks of ancient miners through 700 years of mining work.
By the light of headlamps experience the mining gallery environment and discover the techniques for extracting and processing the ore.
Enjoy a unique underground experience by visiting the Saint Barbe gallery with its various access galleries and monumental chambers and follow the steps of miners from the industrial era.
The Saint Louis gallery.
Self-guided tour with audioguide.
Duration of visit : 45 minutes.
Level : Suitable for everybody / accessible to all public
The Saint Barbe gallery:
Access : one hour’s walk up a hiking path. Difference in altitude : 250m.
Guided tour inside the gallery.
Duration of underground visit : 1 hour and a half.
Level : good walkers.(children over 8)
But that isn’t all: there is also an exhibition room, a park (from ore to tool), the ancient village school, indoor and outdoor play areas for children, creative activities for all the family , a gift shop and our friendly miners’café for a nice break.

La Minière 73220 Saint-Georges-d'Hurtières
Lat : 45.511Lng : 6.27812
0 m
29 d

6 informations complémentaires

Contact

Phone : 04 79 36 11 05

Email : info@grandfilon.net

Website : http://www.grandfilon.net

Open period

From 14/04 to 28/04/2019 between 2 PM and 6 PM.
Closed on Saturday.

From 29/04 to 06/07/2019, every Wednesday and Sunday between 2 PM and 6 PM.

From 07/07 to 01/09/2019 between 1 PM and 7 PM.
Closed on Saturday.

From 02/09 to 29/09/2019, every Wednesday and Sunday between 2 PM and 6 PM.

From 20/10 to 03/11/2019 between 2 PM and 6 PM.
Closed on Saturday.

Tips

Free entrance for children under the age of 8.
Activities for children every Wednesday during the school holidays
Our miners’ café with its panoramic terrace welcomes you for a quick rural lunch, an afternoon snack, an ice cream or just a drink…
Special children’s area

Updated by

Office de Tourisme Porte de Maurienne - 20/12/2018
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Price(s)

Free entry for children < 8 years.
Group rate available for > 15 people.

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