Whitebeams summer chalet, Chalet Cairn, is located in the picturesque rural village of Nancroix, at the gate of Vanoise National Park. Nancroix is an ideal spot to practice numerous mountain activities or just to take in the views.
The local wildlife
Whether you are looking to relax, get on the mountain bike trails, hit the river or simply explore the numerous walking routes, Nancroix has something to offer everyone.
Summer temperatures normally sit between 20 and 35 degrees.
There are fantastic variations of flora and fauna, and a great collection of wildlife just on your door step.
You may even get to see one of the many shy marmots that live in the area!
The Vanoise National Park
Peisey-Vallandry is one of the 4 official gateways to the Vanoise National Park.
Vanoise National Park is the first french national park that was created in 1963, for the protection of its flora of 1200 species of flowers and plants, and its fauna of 2000 ibex and 6000 chamois and numerous other species of wild mammals, not to mention golden eagles and bearded vultures.
500 km of hiking paths and trails criss-cross the heart of the Park’s 52839 hectares, and its network of mountain huts are ideal for circuits or give access to the high peaks such as Mont-Pourri and the Grande Casse.
The Vanoise National Park offers various itinerary routes depending on your level of experience; for a day’s walk or a longer trip with overnight halts in mountain huts.
This is a magical place for any budding photographers and artists and we recommend a visit for the wildlife and stunning landscapes.