Valcenis Lanslebourg Restaurant La Vanoise
Maurienne valley, Savoy Alps

Capitale du ski en Haute Maurienne (Vanoise), Val Cenis allie traditions, patrimoine et sports d’hiver. L'harmonie et l'ambiance de cette station village associées aux richesses naturelles et aux merveilles baroques composent ce petit paradis situé face au Parc National de la Vanoise...

Deux villages, Lanslebourg et Lanslevillard, parmi les pins cembros centenaires et les chalets d’alpage aux toits de lauzes, à quelques lacets de l’Italie par le prestigieux Col du Mont-Cenis, Val Cenis vous permettra de vous ressourcer.

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Copyright: Stephane Craffe
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Taken: 29/03/2009
Caricate: 30/03/2009
Aggiornato: 01/03/2015
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Tags: val cenis; maurienne; savoie; alpes; montagne; france; restaurant la vanoise
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