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Chapelles and shrines walk

Sport, Pedestrian sports in Abondance
4.3 km
  • Troughout your ramble, you can see typical examples of local archicture (farms, high-pasture chalets, shrines and chapels) which are part of the rich heritage of our valley.

  • This half-day walk will take you to discover part of the religious heritage of the municipality of Abondance.

    Departing from Lake Plagnes, you will meet the first chapel only after a few meters. It is the chapel Sainte-Anne, built in 1671 dedicated to the Saint of the same name to fight against the sterility of women.

    You will then reach the Saint-Guérin chapel dating from 1675. Saint Guérin was abbot of Saint-Jean d'Aulps and known for his healing powers.

    The next chapel...
    This half-day walk will take you to discover part of the religious heritage of the municipality of Abondance.

    Departing from Lake Plagnes, you will meet the first chapel only after a few meters. It is the chapel Sainte-Anne, built in 1671 dedicated to the Saint of the same name to fight against the sterility of women.

    You will then reach the Saint-Guérin chapel dating from 1675. Saint Guérin was abbot of Saint-Jean d'Aulps and known for his healing powers.

    The next chapel encountered was that of Saint-Théodule, built in 1646 and dedicated to Saint-Théodule invoked to protect crops and livestock. Don’t forget the picnic for a lakeside break when you return from your walk!
  • Near the Plagnes lake. The start is less than 10 minutes away by car.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/01 to 31/12.
  • Environment
    • Forest location
    • Lake 5 km away
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Services
  • Equipment
    • Picnic area
    • Themed path
    • Car park
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
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