Notre-Dame-de-la-Gorge Church near Les Contamines-Montjoie

Posted on June 19, 2013. Filed under: France, Tour du Mont Blanc, Travel | Tags: , , , , , , , |

Travel - TMB church 1This is Notre Dame de la Gorge Church and it is a lovely little village church completed in the 18th Century, but added on to and decorated into the 19th Century.  We enjoyed a little look around on this beautiful morning.

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The steps leading to the choir loft are old and worn and worthy of a photo.  The interior is small and really quite lovely.

And lastly, below, is the gorge to which the name refers.  It is a magnificent water run cut into rock which crosses the trail a little farther from the church.

Really, a rather spectacular start to the hiking day!


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