112.9 km (70.2 mi)
1975 – present
A40 (near Genève)
Autoroutes of France
A41 autoroute, also known as l'autoroute alpine, is a French motorway. The road passes through the French alps connecting the city of Grenoble with the A40 near Geneva. It is made of two sections separated by the N201 and A43 autoroute at Chambéry.
Characteristics [ edit ]
38.5 km long
History [ edit ]
1975 : Opened the section between Annecy and Rumilly
1977 : Opened the section between Chambéry and Annecy
1978 : Opened the section between Grenoble and Chambéry
1981 : Junction with the A40 autoroute.
2008 : Opened the 19 km section between Saint-Julien-en-Genevois and Villy-le-Pelloux including Mont-Sion tunnel (3,100 m).
Junctions [ edit ]
Geneva to Chambéry [ edit ]
Exchange A40-A41 Motorway currently starts at Bonneville at a junction with the A40 to ( Mâcon– Geneva– Turin). This will become the A401 with the new A41 commencing at junction 13 of the A40 24 km to the west.
19 ( La Roche-sur-Foron) Towns served:
Rest area: Evires/Eteaux
Service Area: Groisy/Les Crêts Blancs
18 ( Cruseilles) Towns served:
Péage de Cruseilles
Rest Area: Villy-le-Peloux
17 ( Annecy nord) Towns served:
16 ( Annecy sud) Towns served:
Rest Area: les Fontanelles/La Ripaille
15 ( Rumilly) Towns served:
Service Area: Albens/St-Girod
14 ( Aix-les-Bains nord) Towns served:
Rest Area: Drumettaz/Mouxy
13 ( Aix-les-Bains sud) Towns served:
Exchange A41-A43-N201 Autoroute starts with a junction with the A43 autoroute and the N201 in the town of Chambéry. A43 to ( Lyon– Grenoble)
Chambéry to Grenoble [ edit ]
Traffic follows the N201 and then A43 to the south until:
Exchange A43-A41 Autoroute starts again with a junction with the A43 which heads east along the Isère valley towards Albertville and Turin.
Service Area: Chapareillan/Les Marches
22 ( Pontcharra) Towns served: Pontcharra, La Rochette
23 ( Le Touvet) Towns served: Le Touvet, Allevard
Service Area: La Terrasse (southbound), Chonas (northbound)
Péage de Crolles
24 (' Crolles-Brignoud) Towns served: Brignoud, Crolles, Bernin
Rest Area: Bois-Claret (southbound), St Nazaire-les-Eymes (northbound)
24.1 ( St-Ismier-Villard-Bonnot) Towns served: Villard Bonnot, St Ismier
25 ( Montbonnot-Domène) Towns served: Montbonnot, Domène
26 (' Meylan Est-ZIRST) Towns served: Meylan, RN87 to Gap
27 ( La Tronche-Meylan) Towns served: Meylan-plaine, La Tronche, Grenoble-Centre, Corenc
The Autoroute terminates as the Avenue de Verdun (the RN90) towards Grenoble town centre and the
A48 to Lyon.
External links [ edit ]
Route map: Google / Bing