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Plan de Tueda National Nature Reserve Centre
The National Nature Reserve was created in 1990 and is managed by Vanoise National Park. Plan de Tueda National Nature Reserve is located downstream of Vanoise National Park in the municipality of Les Allues. It extends from Lake Tueda all the way to the Gébroulaz glacier, encompassing both riverbanks of the Doron des Allues: in total there are 1,100 protected hectares of outstanding natural scenery to explore (and respect)! You can find out all about the secrets of the reserve’s biodiversity and the Swiss pine and its forest through a free exhibition and a range of activities all year round. Your host at Vanoise National Park can also answer any questions about the park, forthcoming events and walks in the area if you’d like to extend your outing (you can book guided outings with the Park’s warden-instructors). There is also a shop, where you can pick up a little souvenir of the Park to take home with you! And if you still want to find out more, head to the nearby glaciological trail for a fuller understanding of the landscape and the valley’s history. In the summer only, there’s also a botany trail to enjoy and tours of the reserve are organised by the warden.
The centre is located in the Nature Reserve, so please follow the regulations. Dogs are not allowed in the Reserve, and may only be taken around the lake on a lead.
Open in the summer.
Maison de la Réserve de Tueda - Mottaret
Meribel Mottaret - Lac de Tuéda
73550 Les Allues
Tel.: +33 (0)4 79 01 04 75
A glacier! How does it work?
A reserve for a bird and a tree
A small plane cutter!
Back and forth!
The white hare
White, black and fossil.
Before the “Chasseurs Alpins” (Alpine Hunters)
View over the Gébroulaz Glacier
The ""glaciers"" have greatly impressed the collective imagination of the Alps and their shrinking forms, in landscape terms, is nothing short of a crime of lèse-majesté. The Gébroulaz glacier is one of the best monitored in France, with certain measures such as topographical maps dating back as far as the twentieth century. The annual measurements, useful for understanding, do not however prevent the glacier from decreasing in surface and thickness, depositing lateral moraines as here in its central zone."
- Departure : Méribel-Mottaret car park, Les Allues
- Arrival : Méribel-Mottaret car park, Les Allues
- Towns crossed : LES ALLUES, PRALOGNAN-LA-VANOISE
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