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Parc National de la Vanoise

Hiking in the Vanoise, the oldest of the French parks

Created in 1963, the Vanoise National Park is the oldest of the French national parks and is located on the edge of the high valleys of the Maurienne and Tarentaise regions.

With around a hundred summits exceeding 3,000 m in altitude, the Vanoise National Park is definitely a must-see.

Nestled in the heart of Savoie, this authentic "green diamond in the rough" is also home to one of the most important animal populations in France.

The most beautiful landscapes of the Vanoise

The HexaTrek itinerary crosses the entire park using the GR®55 as its main route.

On the trail, you can admire the glaciers from the heart of the Vanoise.

The Grande Casse

The highest summit of the first French national park, the Vanoise, the Grande Casse is a paradise for hikers and mountaineers.

The Lac des Vaches 

A beautiful lake surrounded by the highest peaks of the Vanoise National Park. situated at an altitude of 2,318 metres, a pretty and historic flat stone path allows for an unforgettable crossing.

The Vallon de la Leisse

A wild valley in the heart of the Vanoise National Park, which from the foot of the pass of the same name leads the hiker to one of the most beautiful viewpoints in the area.