Religious heritage at Valfréjus and Modane

The Charmaix sanctuary at Valfréjus is one of the resort's must-sees. The pilgrimage, which takes place every year on the first Sunday in September, is the biggest in the Maurienne.

Culture and heritage, religious heritage at Valfréjus and Modane

Black Madonna and oratories in the mountain pastures

The Notre-Dame du Charmaix chapel clings to the cliff and houses a black Madonna said to be miraculous. Let us tell you all about its history during a guided tour offered by a heritage guide in summer and winter alike.

Modane's Notre-Dame de l'Assomption church is a must-see. Rebuilt after the bombings of the Second World War, it boasts majestic 20th-century architecture and large frescoes. In Modane and the surrounding mountain pastures, numerous small chapels and oratories bear witness to the faith of the mountain people.

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