• Sport

Hiking trail: La Superga Chapel

Built on a small hill in Longefoy, the chapel can be seen from the valley and is well worth a visit and a short detour. It was built in 1853 and is a small copy of the famous La Superga sanctuary near Turin.

Sport Hiking trail: La Superga Chapel Plagne-Montalbert


Departing from Plagne-Montalbert (73210)
Average length : 00h30
Total elevation gain : 20m
Vertical drop : 20m
Distance : 0.65km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

The plateau at the foot of the chapel was once a marsh with mosquitoes and other animals that brought disease to the village.
In 1860, the people of Longefoy planted the tallest tree of the forest close to the chapel, that can be seen all the way from the Petit St Bernard pass.

Total elevation gain : 20m
Altitude max : 1180m
Vertical drop : 20m

Further informations

Non-groomed itinerary, Ground

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    Start from the village of Longefoy
    1/ Follow the road towards Notre Dame du Pré.
    2/ At the junction with the road that goes to the housing development, go right and walk up towards the farm where you will find the start of the theme trail.
    3/ Follow the information boards that will guide you around and in front of the chapel.

    Take the same route back


    Free of charge.


    Animals allowed
    Not adapted to strollers

    Period of practice

    From 01/05 to 30/11, daily.
    The footpath is accessible, the chapel is closed.

    From 22/12 to 27/04, daily.
    Snowshoes. The footpath is accessible, the chapel is closed.

    • Pets welcome
    • Picnic area


    73210 Plagne-Montalbert
    Departing from : Plagne-Montalbert (73210)
    Latitude : 45.53447 - Longitude : 6.633497

    More informations

    Information update on 30/04/2024 by Office de Tourisme de la Grande Plagne