Saint-Bernard's Chapel

Saint-Bernard's Chapel

The Chapel of the Refuge de la Traye is dedicated to the patron saint of mountain people and climbers.

Saint-Bernard des Alpes, was the founder of the hospices of the Petit and Grand Saint-Bernard and protector of the mountain passes.

In the 19th century, he was depicted with a rescue dog, the famous Saint-Bernard, who came to the rescue of the victims of the moutains and to whom he gave his name.

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