GRENIER-FORT (Strong Attics)

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Presentation

In the latter part of the 18th century, Haut-Jura inhabitants had the idea of building fortified attics to prevent fire and robbery. 

Indeed, at the time, farms were built in wood with large chimney and filled of hay. So in order to limit damages, it was decided to build an attic far from the living place to store the precious commodities, such as food for winter. This fortified attics were little houses, built in wood and covered of tavaillons with no window and provide with a thick double door. 

Today, there still remains 190 of them in the southern Jura, mostly abandoned. 

At Lajoux, you can visit one of those for free. 

Keys and informations at the «Maison du Parc» at Lajoux.

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  • ACCÈS HANDICAPÉS :
    • Oui
  • ANIMAUX ACCEPTÉS :
    • Oui
EQUIP
  • VISITES INDIVIDUELLES :
    • PARCOURS ADAPTÉ AUX ENFANTS
    • VISITES GUIDEES EN PERMANENCE
    • VISITES LIBRES EN PERMANENCE
  • VISITES GROUPES :
    • VISITES GUIDEES SUR RENDEZ VOUS
    • VISITES GUIDEES EN PERMANENCE
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  • TYPE DE LOCALISATION :
    • En montagne
    • En centre ville
    • En ville

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  • MODE DE PAIEMENT :
    • Chèques bancaires et postaux
    • Espèces
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Grenier-fort
39310
LAJOUX
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 46.3749572
Longitude : 5.97424012
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