St Jean de Maurienne
Date: Tuesday 11th June
Route: St Maurice – St Jean de Maurienne
Climbs: Alternative route to Fort du Telegraph
Blog Post: Bourg St Maurice – St Jean de Maurienne
Description: St Jean de Maurienne is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.
The Duchy of Savoy, which had been a French-speaking province under the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Sardinia-Piedmont, was invaded by Revolutionary France, but restored to Piedmont in 1815.