Place forte de Mont-Dauphin

In the Hautes-Alpes, located between the Parc des Ecrins and Queyras, visitors will discover a surprising town where 140 people live: the fortress of Mont-Dauphin.

This village is a veritable fortress fortifé imagined and built according to plans by Vauban in the late seventeenth century to guard against possible invasion as that which occurred in 1692.

Located atop a rocky plateau, this citadel is listed as monuments but not only. Since 2008, it is also part of building a World Heritage by UNESCO as a major site of Vauban.

From the top of the wall, visitors will have a magnificent view of the valleys. He can perceive the mountains of Qeyras, the Ecrins, the ski field ...

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