Le Grand Filon Site Minier des Hurtières

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Presentation

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.
Contact
Le Grand Filon Site Minier des Hurtières
La Minière
73220
Saint-Georges-d'Hurtières
Phone : +33 4 79 36 11 05
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
    • English
Classement, Label
  • Tourist guides :
    • Michelin guide
    • Le Routard guide
    • Tourist guides
In Short
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Museum
  • Visit :
    • Guided tours
    • Educational visits
Informations
  • Visites :
    • Average group visit length (minutes) 120
    • Average individual visit length (minutes) 90
  • themes :
    • History
  • Services :
    • Pets welcome
    • Motorhomes allowed
  • Services :
    • 15 people min per group
    • 80 people max per group
  • Individual tour services :
    • Guided individual tours on request
    • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Group tour services :
    • Guided group tours obligatory
  • Arts and culture :
    • Arts and culture
    • Local history
  • Science and technology :
    • Sciences and technology
    • Industry
    • Geology
    • Environment
    • Minerals
    • Human sciences
Equipments, Services
  • Shop :
    • Shop
  • Parking :
    • Car park
  • Bathroom/toilets :
    • Public WC
  • Interior facilities :
    • Toilets
  • Leisure facilities :
    • Play area
    • Picnic area
    • Bar
  • Cultural leisure facilities :
    • Exhibition space
  • Material :
    • Discovery trail/orientation trail
  • Equipment :
    • Meeting room
  • Entertainment :
    • Activity
    • Children's entertainment
    • Temporary exhibition
  • Help for client/practical :
    • Wi-fi
    • Tourist brochures
  • Audio-guide language(s) :
    • English
    • French
    • Italian
Good to know
  • Sitra promotion typology :
    • Bad weather alternative
    • Night-time outings
    • Unusual
    • Recommended by high heat
  • Accessibility criteria for people with reduced mobility :
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Tourisme affaires :
    • 1 equipped room(s)
    • 50 people max
  • Rooms equipped for :
    • Family Reception/drinks reception
    • Seminar/meeting
  • Rooms equipment :
    • Sound engineering
    • Video projector
    • Screen
    • Wifi in room
  • Restaurants :
    • Bar
    • Restaurant in the close vicinity
    • Cutlery and crockery provided
  • Disposition :
    • Theatre style
    • Cocktail
  • Tarif salle :
    • minimum 50

About

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

Tarifs

  • Payment methods :
    • Bank/credit card
    • Cheque
    • Cash
    • Chèques Vacances
    • Credit transfer
    • Pass’Région
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Le Grand Filon Site Minier des Hurtières
La Minière
73220
Saint-Georges-d'Hurtières
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.511035
Longitude : 6.278125
  • Environnements :
    • Mountain view
    • Isolated
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