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Femma's Refuge

at Val-Cenis

  • An easy walk penetrating into the heart of the Vanoise National Park and the Alpine pastures of the Rocheure valley. Take some time to admire the glaciers and the many marmots.

  • Take the path to the right of the car park. After a short climb, it levels out and takes you to the Plan du Lac refuge (overnight accommodation and meals). Follow the banks of the fishing lake to the path behind the refuge and walk along the foot of the Lanserlia cliff face to reach the chapel of Saint Jacques. Continue on the track and cross the bridge over the Rocheure stream. On the right bank, at the Rocheure chalets, take the path leading to the guarded refuge (meals and overnight...
    Take the path to the right of the car park. After a short climb, it levels out and takes you to the Plan du Lac refuge (overnight accommodation and meals). Follow the banks of the fishing lake to the path behind the refuge and walk along the foot of the Lanserlia cliff face to reach the chapel of Saint Jacques. Continue on the track and cross the bridge over the Rocheure stream. On the right bank, at the Rocheure chalets, take the path leading to the guarded refuge (meals and overnight accommodation).
    Return via the same path, or continue to the end of the farm track to join a tarmac road which takes you back up to the Plan du Lac. In summer, you can return on the shuttle bus.
  • Plain text period
    From 15/06 to 15/10.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
  • Environment

    • Mountain view
    • In the mountains
    • Close to GR footpath
  • Spoken languages

  • Documentation

    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
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