This 15th century chapel was extended in 1670 and is built on the village square which was once home to a bread oven.
As the only village built...Read more
This hamlet lies at an altitude of 1260m on the south-west gypsum slopes of Dent du Villard. The area around the hamlet was extensively farmed and you...Read more
The sawmill stands outside the village on the way to La Rosière and Montcharvet right next to the stream. Cross the bridge and you can still see its wheel...Read more
The hamlet of La Jairaz (1200m) brought together many communal buildings including a chapel devoted to Saint-Bernard-des-Alpes (prior to 1613), a sawmill...Read more
Stop at the triton pond and watch this amphibian which makes its home of stagnant water in damp areas.
Wander up La Rosière stream and be dazzled by the fairytale vision of the Cascade des Poux! The waterfall amid a woodland scene and gypsum gullies will...Read more
The Merlet Lake shelter is the smallest mountain hut in the Vanoise National Park. It belongs to the Town Hall, is open daily in July and August and managed...Read more
Walk uphill by the lake to reach the Lac Merlet Supérieur, one of the Vanoise National Park’s gems (20 minutes).
Go back on the same path.
Alternative way back (45 minutes longer)
Go back down by Lac Merlet Inférieur until you...Read more
Soak up the traditional village atmosphere as you explore the old bread oven’s site on the square which was once home to the chapel devoted to Sainte Marie-Madeleine...Read more