Must see Mont-Dauping Stronghold

Built by Vauban, UNESCO World Heritage


In 1693, the engineer Vauban started to construct a wonderful stronghold in order to secure the Alpine borders… A few centuries later, the stronghold still stand magestic upon its plateau of a thousand winds to satisfy the most curious of folk with its military archetecture…

Today, she is the at the heart of people’s everyday life, the guided tours, as well as many other events such as historical reconstructions, performances and shows, concerts, festivals, markets, exhibitions, etc. Along with the stronghold of Briançon, Mont Dauphin was put on the UNESCO World Heritage list in 2008… So don’t hesitate to go and discover its secrets !
Open year round. Guided tours or free acces. For more information visit the national monuments’ website.