Located at the highest point in Francheville, the fort is nestled in the heart of a 10 hectares wooded site. It was built from 1878 to 1881 and is part of the Séré de Rivières system, named after its designer, also known as “Vauban de la Revanche”…

Last updated date : 27/04/2022
Not open to the public.
Fort du Bruissin Chemin du Château d’Eau - 69340 Francheville
Fort du Bruissin

The fort was an ammunition compound during the second world war, and was acquired by the town of Francheville in 1979. In 1989 it became a cultural area, with art workshops in the 'Cité des Artistes'. Today it is known as the Contemprary Art Centre. In the park, discover the nature of the area with the nature trails created for the purpose.

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Fort du Bruissin

Chemin du Château d’Eau - 69340 Francheville

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