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Vanoise, night in a refuge

at Modane

  • Explore the Polset and Orgère valleys.

  • From the Tourist Information outlet in Modane, drive towards "Modane Ville" and turn left after the Post Office (bridge), go past the stadium, then turn left onto Rue de la Vanoise. At St Jacques Chapel, follow the GR5 signs via Rue de la Charmette. Park your car and take the GR5 trail to the hamlet of Polset. It's an uphill walk of about 2 hours. Enter the hamlet, cross the tarmac road and take the path to the right just before you reach the first chalet. Follow the path to the Orgère...
    From the Tourist Information outlet in Modane, drive towards "Modane Ville" and turn left after the Post Office (bridge), go past the stadium, then turn left onto Rue de la Vanoise. At St Jacques Chapel, follow the GR5 signs via Rue de la Charmette. Park your car and take the GR5 trail to the hamlet of Polset. It's an uphill walk of about 2 hours. Enter the hamlet, cross the tarmac road and take the path to the right just before you reach the first chalet. Follow the path to the Orgère refuge (over an hour).
    Return via "Pierre Brune" and the GR5 trail which you'll pick up opposite the Orgère refuge, then via Loutraz and Modane.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/06 to 15/10.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
  • Environment

    • Near shuttle stop
    • Mountain view
    • In the mountains
    • In the town centre
  • Spoken languages

  • Documentation

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

    • Animals accepted
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