Montgésin trail

Plagne Montalbert

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Chemin de Montgésin
An easy walk from Montalbert to the little village of Montgésin through forest and sunny clearings. Stunning views of the valley and La Lauzière massif.
When you get to Montgésin, you will discover the chapel of Notre Dame des Neiges which used to be a popular place of pilgrimage for the inhabitants of the Tarentaise valley, who would go there in a procession on August 5th to ask for water.
1/ Leaving from the resort centre, walk up the pedestrian street and you will see the first signs in front of "L'Union" restaurant.
Walk along the car park then the buildings to reach the real start of the trail on the other side of the road.
2/ Follow the signs
3/ You will come to Montgésin
4/ Come out of the village and join the tarmac road, follow it down to the next bend.
5/ Take the path that looks down on the resort and crosses the ski slopes.
6/ This will bring you back to Le Chaillet car park (in front of Le Snoroc residence).
Niveau difficulté
Level bue - Medium
Free of charge
All year round.
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Minimum age
4 yrs
Animals accepted
OK for families with children
Elevation gain
169 m
112 m
Type of itinerary

Montgésin trail

73210 Plagne-Montalbert

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