Practical information

Here you will find all the practical information you need to prepare your visit to Mont-Dauphin...

Charpente Philibert Delorme, caserne Rochambeau de Mont-Dauphin

Opening hours

The fortifications and 17th century military buildings are only accessible on guided tours. Visit the calendar

The monument is closed on Mondays, January 1st, May 1st, November 1st and 11th and December 25th.

The fortified village is open all year round.


One ticket gives you access to:
- a guided tour of the fortifications and 17th century military buildings;
- the "Little Bighorn, by Ousmane Sow" exhibition.


Ticket office


For individuals


Individual ticket

7 €


  • Under 18 years old
  • 18-25 years old (European Union nationals and regular non-European residents in France)
  • Disabled person and accompanying adult
  • Jobseekers (on presentation of a certificate less than 6 months old)
  • Valid Education Pass
  • First Sunday in January, February, March and November


Visitors eligible for free admission

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Special rate (partnerships)

  • SNCF - TGV Inoui, presenting a transport ticket less than 5 days old
  • SNCF - Intercités, presenting a transport ticket less than 5 days old
5,50 €
4 €



Group rate

5,50 €
  • From 20 paying adults
  • Any person coming with a tourism professional with no minimum number of visitors
  • More information on the page dedicated to groups


Tour application

The "Les enquêtes d'Anne Mésia" app is a child-friendly way to discover the fortified village.



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Payment method

  • cash
  • credit cards
  • check
  • vacation voucher (ANCV)
  • chèque Culture (in-store only)
  • chèque Lire (in-store only)

Access and transport

Fortified village of Mont-Dauphin

1 place Vauban
05600 Mont-Dauphin

From Briançon or Gap: N94 then D37 towards Mont-Dauphin.



From Marseille, Valence or Grenoble: 4-hour TER train service to Mont-Dauphin - Guillestre station.
The station is 3.5 km from the fortified village.



In summer, a free shuttle serves the village of Mont-Dauphin.
The shuttle circuit includes Guillestre bus station, Guillestre campsites, Eygliers lake and Mont-Dauphin/Eygliers train station.
Find the schedules by clicking here.


  • Map of Mont-Dauphin

    PDF (2.14 MB)


Services and visiting conditions

Fortified village :

  • Free, compulsory parking for cars and coaches outside the village (approx. 300 m away).
  • Bookshop, craftsmen and restaurants
  • Toilets
  • Free access to the ramparts can be dangerous: beware of falls.
  • Bicycles are allowed inside the village: bike racks are available near the main buildings.
  • Rest area in the "Plantation" wooded area.
  • Rental for tourist accommodation and event activity inside the fortified village.

Guided tour :

  • The tour route is only partially accessible to people with reduced mobility, and includes many steps.
  • Photos permitted.
  • Leashed dogs welcome.

Disabled access

Four disabled parking spaces are available inside the village.

Access to the "Little Bighorn, by Ousmane Sow" exhibition is by staircase only.

The guided tour of the fortifications has many steps.

Find out more about our services and facilities for disabled visitors.

Visit the dedicated page

Antiterrorist regulation

To ensure the safety of visitors, the monument applies the preventive measures decided by the government for public administrations. To find out more, click here.

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