Promove into this charming village of Saint-Nicolas de Véroce and let yourself be transported back in time. Centuries-old churches, such as the 11th-century Church of Saint-Nicolas, reflect the typical architecture of mountain religious buildings. Don’t miss the chapelle de Véroce, a picturesque religious building perfectly preserved.
Admire the church’s frescoes and stained glass windows telling biblical stories and local scenes. The wooden chalets, with their flower-filled balconies, recall the traditional dwellings of the valley’s inhabitants. A journey back in time that will immerse you in the fascinating history of this charming mountain village.
Finally, stroll and breathe in the pure mountain air while enjoying spectacular views of the Dômes de Miage, the Bionnassay mountain range and the other peaks of the Val-Montjoie.
Saint-Nicolas de Véroce offers a plethora of activities for lovers of nature and wide open spaces. Hikers will be delighted by the many marked trails, offering spectacular panoramas of the snow-capped peaks of Mont-Blanc and the Val Montjoie. Mountain bike enthusiasts will be able to set off on various itineraries, between forests and alpine pastures.
Starting from the Plateau de la Croix, why not attempt the ascent of Mont-Joly, Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc’s emblematic peak culminating at 2525 meters above sea level!
And don’t forget a detour to the local mountain pastures, such as the ferme de véroce, where you’ll find numerous cheeses and dairy products produced directly on site!
The village of Saint-Nicolas de Véroce is a fantastic place when it comes to mountain flavors. Local restaurants showcase local produce and regional specialities.
Don’t miss the opportunity to sample the famous raclette, fondue and tartiflette accompanied by local charcuterie, but Saint-Nicolas is also a village in which you have the chance to sample extremely refined cuisine with a gastronomic restaurant unique!”
Finally, the region’s cheeses available directly from the producer (like Tomme de Savoie, for example) will delight gourmets in search of authentic delights.