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Chapel of Our Lady of Charmaix

Chapel of Charmaix in Valfréjus - OT HMV/ Valfréjus Office
  • Chapel of Notre Dame du Charmaix in Valfréjus - OT HMV

Built in the 15th century, on the rock, in a narrow gorge, this sanctuary shelters a black virgin, visible and illuminated from the outside. It is the most visited place of pilgrimage in Maurienne. Altarpiece of the XIXth century.


Visitable only during guided tours by the Heritage Guides (information at the Tourist Office). Annual pilgrimage on the first Sunday of September.


  • Animals accepted
  • Individual guided tours
  • Guided group tours
  • Bus access
  • Authorized campers
  • Tourist information
  • Guided tours


  • In the mountains
  • Isolated
  • Ski resort
  • Village at -2 km
  • G.R. Itinerary within 1 km


Free access.

Opening period

From 01/01 to 31/12, every day.

Spoken languages

  • French


Additional reservation

Guided tours are organized upon reservation at the Tourist Office of Valfréjus.


Animals accepted : Yes

Animals accepted with supplement : No

Held on a leash.


  • Valley resident, passionate about history and heritage.
    Savoie Mont Blanc Heritage Guide

Chapel of Our Lady of Charmaix
Le Charmaix 73500 Valfréjus