• Historic site and monument

Saint John the Baptist's Chapel

At the edge of the Ste Marie stream in Lanslebourg, the chapel of St Jean Baptiste was founded in the 17th century. It has been restored on several occasions and is now being restored by a painter and decorator from the valley.

Historic site and monument Saint John the Baptist's Chapel Val-Cenis


Val-Cenis (73500)

It was founded in very remote times as a safeguard against the ravages of the Ste Marie stream. It appears in writings from 1609. In very poor condition, it was restored in 1700 by the community and especially by Jean-Baptiste Damé who was its main benefactor. It underwent major repairs in 1811, then in 1925 its last restoration before the current one. It contains a painting dating from the 18th century, the baptism of Christ, currently being restored..


Free access.


Languages spoken : French


From 04/07 to 04/09/2022
Opening hours on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday between 4.30 pm and 7.30 pm. On Tuesday and Friday between 10 am and 12 pm and between 4.30 pm and 7.30 pm.
Closed on Sunday.

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Town of Art & History


Place Rio de la Plata Val Cenis Lanslebourg 73500 Val-Cenis
Information update on 21/07/2022 by Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme