in Valmeinier

Notre Dame Des Neiges

A walk/pilgrimage in a magical place nestled in the heart of the Natura 2000 reserve of Valmeinier.

Route details



This pilgrimage allowed mountaineers who spent the summer in the mountain pastures to place themselves under the protection of Notre Dame des Neiges. Following the rural exodus, the pilgrimage disappeared. He was rehabilitated in 1986.

Departure is from the Chenalette car park.
Take the path at the end of the car park and go to the Ordière intersection.
Take the uphill path on the left towards Lausa. Arrive at the plateau, continue walking towards the Notre-Dame des Neiges chapel.
Pedestrian sportsHiking route
DifficultyModerateDuration03hElevation480 D- ​​/ 480 D+Distance10,0 kmMax Altitude2185m
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