Ermak Travel Guide

 

The World at your fingertips 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vanoise National Park (Parc national de la Vanoise)

Vanoise National Park

Vanoise National Park is the first French national park that was created on 1963. It protects area of two majestic Tarentaise and Maurinne valleys in the French Alps.

 

 

 

Location: Savoie   Map

Area: 1,250 km²

Official site

 

 

 

Description of Vanoise National Park

Vanoise National Park is located in Rhône-Alpes Province on the French- Italian border it continues to Italian Gran Paradiso National Park. The area of the natural reserve covers 1,250 km² and it is virtually unpopulated. Some of the villages include Champagny-le-Haut, Champagny-le-Bas, La Chiserette, La Cuaz, Le Bois, Friburge and Séez. Animals in the region include Alpine ibex, Chamois, Alpine Marmot, Eurasian Lynx, Mountain Hare, Stoat and many others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

blog comments powered by Disqus