Visit to the EDF Montpezat-sous-Bauzon power plant - ©sourcesetvolcans

Visit to the EDF Montpezat-sous-Bauzon power plant

Centrale EDF de Montpezat-sous-Bauzon
260 allée de la centrale
07560 Montpezat-sous-Bauzon


Montpezat-sous-Bauzon, Ardèche

Opening : Friday 9 August 2024 between 2 pm and 4 pm.

Friday 16 August 2024 between 2 pm and 4 pm.

Friday 23 August 2024.

Saturday 24 August 2024.

Saturday 21 September 2024.


How does the Montpezat hydroelectric power station work? To find out, visit the machine room dug into the rock 90 m underground with EDF agents. Registration required, aged 12 and over (maximum 15 people in good physical condition).

Conditions of access to the visit :

- Identity document required on the day of the tour and when you register (national identity card, passport, driving licence).
- Under 12s not permitted
- Flat, closed-toe shoes, covering clothing required
- Good physical condition: 2 km forest walk 900 steps round trip.
- A certificate of good physical condition must be completed by each participant on site.
- Access to the site will not be possible for: people with motor problems, joint pain, vertigo or claustrophobia, pregnant women, people with respiratory problems (asthma) or heart problems (pacemaker, etc.).
- The ascent will only be made on foot, and not by funicular (professional means of transport reserved for staff).


Free of charge.
  • Parking
  • Booking obligatory
  • Pets accepted: No
  • Pets allowed (supplementary payment): Unknown
  • Not accessible in a wheelchair
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