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Fort de Vallorbe

The Pré-Giroud, in the Vallorbe region (Canton of Vaud - Switzerland) is an
ISOLATED ARTILLERY FORT
composed of:
- 6 blockhouses to 1 bunker, linked together with two ammunition stores, an engine room and barracks, all in the rock.
- 3 independent works, small forts and a double row of barbed wire.

This museum greets you in the following languages: D/F/I/E
Opening 1988

Plan des fortifications
Plan des fortifications
  • History
    History

Location of the museum

Pré-Giroud
1337 Vallorbe

Location/directions

A 4 km de Vallorbe au-dessus du hameau du Day (route direction Premier)

Open

Mai–jun: sa–di, j. fériés 12–17.30; jul–aoû: lu–di 12–17.30
Sep–oct: comme mai (visites guidées)
Et sur rdv. (groupes slt) (T 021 843 25 83)

Temp. 8°C (vêtements chauds)

Contact

Fort de Vallorbe
Office du tourisme
Les Grandes Forges 11 Case postale 90
1337 Vallorbe
021 843 32 65 Telephone (musée)
021 843 25 83 Telephone (Off. du tourisme)
021 843 22 62 Fax (Off. du tourisme)
contact@vallorbetourisme.ch
http://www.pre-giroud.ch
  • Museum pass: holders of the Swiss museum pass have free admission.
    Museum pass: holders of the Swiss museum pass have free admission.
  • Parking
    Parking
  • Shop
    Shop