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Notre Dame Des Neiges chapel

A pilgrimage to a magical place in the heart of the Valmeinier nature reserve 2000

Sport Notre Dame Des Neiges chapel Valmeinier


Departing from Valmeinier (73450)
Average length : 03h00
Total elevation gain : 480m
Vertical drop : 480m
Distance : 10km
Animals allowed

This pilgrimage allowed the mountain people who spent the summer in the mountain pastures to put themselves under the protection of Our Lady of the Snows. Following the rural exodus, the pilgrimage disappeared. It was rehabilitated in 1986.

The departure is from the Chenalette car park.
Take the path at the end of the car park and go to the Ordière intersection.
Turn left onto the path that climbs towards La Lausa. When you reach the flat area, continue walking towards the Notre-Dame des Neiges chapel.

Total elevation gain : 480m
Altitude max : 2185m
Vertical drop : 480m
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    Open to children
    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : French

    Period of practice

    05/08 at 9 am.

    Subject to favorable weather.

    • Pets welcome


    Rés. Ours Blanc 73450 Valmeinier
    Departing from : Valmeinier (73450)
    Latitude : 45.134613 - Longitude : 6.508112
    Information update on 13/06/2022 by Office de Tourisme de Valmeinier