Hiking trail: La Superga Chapel

Plagne Montalbert

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Chapelle la Superga
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.
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.
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.
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.
Minimum age
3 yrs
Animals accepted
Elevation gain
20 m
20 m
Type of itinerary
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Hiking trail: La Superga Chapel

73210 Plagne-Montalbert

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