Bourg-saint-maurice,capital of haute-tarentaise

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureBOURG-SAINT-MAURICE (73)
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The city is located at 840 m high, at the edge of Isere. The culminating point of the commune is at ll'Aiguille des Glaciers with 3.823 m.
Its station of sports of winter, the Arcs, offers a skiable field culminating at 3.226 meters (Red Needle). The station and the many accessible tops in ski offer panoramas on the valley of Tarentaise and the Mount Blanc.


Discover Bourg-Saint-Maurice

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Bourg-Saint-Maurice, often called " Capital of  Haute-Tarentaise" is universally known thanks to its four ski stations: Arc 1600, Arc 1800, Arc 1950 and Arc 2000. It also acquired a great notoriety through its international base of water running  sports where competitions of high level proceed very. Strong of its 35.000 tourist beds, it is more and more appraisal, winter like summer, because d' a pallet d' extremely varied activities.

Bourg-Saint-Maurice, this is also a small town of 8.000 inhabitants divided on a vast territory of 18.222 hectares. Pole of the attraction of all the high valley of Isere, it offers many public services: college, college, hospital, halt-nursery, game library, media library, hearth-housing, old people's home, house of the seasonal workers, residences for seasonal workers with Arc 1800 and Arc 2000…

It welcomes, moreover, prestigious the 7th made up battalion of Alpine hunters approximately 1000 men.
Dynamics and reactivates, it is accustomed to accomodate sporting great events: championship of France of Launched Kilometer, championship of France of ski joëring, stage of Ultra-Trail (turn of Mont Blanc), national championship of ski of mountain (Trace of Vaugel), Cyclo-Heart, world cup of ski in 2001, canoe-kayak…


Accommodation nearby

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Enjoy all the activities in Bourg-Saint-Maurice

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To benefit from all that Bourg-Saint-Maurice can offer to you, await the complete stopping of the train in international station. Pose your luggage. ,
You breathe arrived. Between typical villages, local arts and crafts and gastronomical tradition, the contemplative ones are in their element.

You wish to gain altitude?

In 7 minutes, the small train " Rainbow " (funicular) you téléporte with Arc 1600 in the middle of the skiable field Arcs-Paradiski.


Accommodation nearby

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Pierre & Vacances Premium Arc 1950 Le Village *****

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Hôtel Restaurant Le Vallon

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Bourg-Saint-Maurice

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Traditional architecture with that more modern of the Arcs, Baroque art with the industry of the spinning mill, various tourist escapes were conceived to satisfy your curiosity and to make live, beyond our borders, the heart of Bourg-Saint-Maurice/the Arcs.

Colors of the Baroque: Discovered village of Hauteville-Gondon through its Church Baroque, subtle mixture of polychrome paintings and gold sheets, reflection of the Alpine Baroque.

  • From roofing stone, stone and of wood:

By a wise adaptation to the landscapes, the roughness of the climate and thanks to know-how of its inhabitants, the traditional architecture of Valezan kept all its originality. A walk with discovered of its church baroque and its small lanes.

  • From wool, gold and light:

 In Séez, craft industry rhyme with traditions. The Arpin Spinning mill, perpetuates, since 1817, know-how of the wool Masters, who since the shearing of the sheep raised in mountain pasture, to the production of wire while passing by weaving, give to the famous cloth of Bonneval all his nobility. Also discovered its superb church Saint-Pierre baroque.

  • Inheritance through the centuries:

Located on a plate at 3 km of Bourg-Saint-Maurice, the small village of Vulmix is blotti around its Saint-Grat vault where its frescos of the XV century, a such cartoon, report the legend of its patron saint. A visit which is completed by a tasting of pastry makings in a typically Savoyard inn.


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Les Balcons de Belle Plagne ****

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Hôtel Les Balcons Village

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Visits and museums

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  • The Museum of minerals

The Museum of Minerals, in Bourg-Saint-Maurice, presents to you through a single regional unit, the ancestral activity of the glass cutters, the furnaces, the crystals…

  • House of Apple at the Village of Chal-Hauteville-Gondon

Opened every day, free and free visit.

Area of Aime with that of Bourg-Saint-Maurice, the apple belonged to the local history, in complement of the pastoral economy. Fruit providential, rustic, it was used with manufacture of cider, the development of dishes sweetened and salted as well as food with the pigs. Rennets and Franc-Reed were even exported. This arboriculture thus ensured a production varied eleven months out of twelve. Since the Sixties however, traditional agriculture evolved to the specialization of the breeding and the old orchards were given up little by little and today are seriously threatened. Patrimonial elements of genetic Tarentaise at the same time as tank because used to create new varieties, the orchards constitute an enthralling ecosystem where fruit trees and other plant species and animal develop.

The small house of Apple in Chal, close to Bourg-Saint-Maurice, will enable you to take note of this priceless inheritance and to inform you on the project of large orchard of safeguard under development on Tarentaise.


Accommodation nearby

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  • 08 92 70 21 80
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  • 04 79 41 01 05
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Hôtel Restaurant Le Vallon

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  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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LE RECLUS

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  • 04 79 41 01 05



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