“Here, in the peaks, mountain pastures and religious buildings, everything calls you to contemplation and thought. A good idea to get away from the turmoil of daily life. Naturalists and photographers at heart will not be disappointed either”. Benjamin Plumecocq, Vanoise National Park ranger
Notre-Dame des Vernettes
The chapel of Saint-Jacques le Majeur in Pracompuet
The goats of Pracompuet
The red-backed shrike
The Apollo butterfly
The early coralroot
Lady’s slipper orchids
From the bus stop, continue along the paved road, cross the bridge and take the road on the left in the direction of the hamlet of La Chenarie. Cross the hamlet and take the vehicle track on the right which enters the forest. Follow it to the 1st hairpin bend and take the trail in the direction of ""Pracompuet”. Cross the hamlet and take the trail in the direction of “Les Vernettes”. Once back on a vehicle track, follow it to the Notre-Dame des Vernettes sanctuary. After visiting the sanctuary, turn back and join the trail in the direction of the “Source Miraculeuse”. Follow the trail that crosses the thalweg descending from the Aiguille Grive and enter the forest. Climb 150 m and take the trail that leads to the right. Follow “La Chénarie”. Once back on a vehicle track, follow it for 150 m, then take the trail that gœs right, still in the direction of ""La Chenarie"". This trail takes you back to the departure path at the hamlet."
- Departure : Car park, Chapel of Sainte-Marguerite, hamlet of Chénarie, Peisey-Nancroix
- Arrival : Car park, Chapel of Sainte-Marguerite, hamlet of Chénarie, Peisey-Nancroix
- Towns crossed : PEISEY-NANCROIX
Enquire at the Tourist Office for the visit of Notre-Dame-des-Vernettes sanctuary
Refuge-porte de Rosuel<br>73210 Peisey-Nancroix,
04 79 06 48 87
Maison de Peisey<br>Peisey<br>73210 Peisey-Vallandry,
04 79 07 88 67
Rail connection to Bourg-Saint-Maurice or Landry. Information: www.voyages-sncf.com
Shuttle bus services available from Landry railway station to the village of Peisey-Nancroix during the tourist season.
Free shuttle buses serve all the hamlets, including La Chénarie. The bus stop is located just before the bridge over the Poncet stream: stop ""Nancroix le Bon Air”.
Also think about car-sharing with www.mobisavoie.fr
Access and parking
RD 87 coming from the valley. Cross the hamlets of Peisey and Nancroix, then, just after the bridge over the Poncet stream, take the road leading up to the hamlet of Chenarie, before the chapel.
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