20 Nov. 2020


5 good reasons to stay in Coeur de Tarentaise in Winter

Visit Savoy with all that it has of authenticity, its typical hamlets, its secular heritage, its local specialties and its restful spaces to recharge your batteries as close as possible to nature?

1/ An ideal destination to recharge your batteries and get off to a good start!

Nature has been generous in Coeur de Tarentaise where everything is conducive to wonder: the picturesque landscapes and their colours changing with the seasons, the mountain pastures and their herds, the mountain lakes, the alpine and fragrant flora, nature at its most beautiful.

In winter, nature is surprising and so beautiful! Would you like to tread the snow and make your mark in the wilderness?

Take advantage of the many marked hiking trails and get going! In the accompanied formula, you just have to follow the guide, he will teach you how to recognize the tracks of deer, roe deer, variable hare…, he always has a lot of anecdotes to tell you. You will also appreciate the warmth of the fire and the conviviality of a delicious traditional meal in a mountain refuge.

If you dream of relaxing and living the time of your life in the mountains according to your desires, let go and cocoon yourself in one of our spas or aquatic centre with a view of the snow-covered peaks.


Sommet de la Cîme Caron

A must not to be missed:

The ascent by cable car to the top of the Cîme Caron at 3200 m of altitude, you will discover one of the most beautiful view of the Alps!





2/ Discover charming and authentic villages

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, Hautecour, Notre-Dame-du-Pré, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville and its many hamlets, Montfort…

In these villages, the imprint of the past is still very much present through the old stone/wood buildings (houses, old farms, attics…) and places where community life was once organised (old oven, wash house, chapel, mills, presses…). What a pleasure to discover these witnesses of the past in the heart of the village or at the bend of an alley.

Each village offers you beautiful discoveries and an incredibly restful setting where it is good to recharge your batteries and marvel at the heart of Nature.


 and also Moûtiers, the Savoyard capital of Street-Art!

Don’t miss to discover this unique Street-Art course in Savoie! About thirty murals colour the streets of the town, and surprise the visitor who goes from surprise to surprise.

The route is very accessible, it allows you to discover the city in a playful way in complete autonomy with the help of a booklet given to the Tourist Office or via the St’Art mobile app. A great idea to amuse children: they love to go in search of the works of art that they have done in the past.

You can also opt for a guided tour of the works, ideal for better capturing the artists’ messages through these exceptional works!

This is also our good “discovery” plan while waiting for your bus or train, only 2 min from the SNCF and bus stations.  (Map)



3/ An exceptional cultural and gastronomic heritage

What can we say about the riches of our territory, except that they are remarkable! You can discover them during a guided tour.ND de la Vie Church

In Moûtiers, once the historic capital of the Tarentaise, don’t miss the opportunity to visit :Eglise ND de la Vie

– Saint-Pierre cathedral,

– the Museum of Popular Traditions (discovery of rural life, trades, costumes, traditions of the past…).

– the Museum of History and Archaeology,

– the dairy cooperative (production of Beaufort cheese and visits to the maturing cellars)

In Saint-Martin-de-Belleville and Les Menuires :

– the Museum of Saint-Martin,

– the House of the Black Bee and Nature

– Baroque churches

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Restaurant d'altitude


Culinary specialities are not to be outdone and are very much appreciated.

Enjoy fondue, raclette, crozets, diots or farçon, all good recipes to try in the city’s restaurants or on the slopes in a mountain restaurant.





4/ Snow and slide activities for the whole family!

There’s nothing like snow sports to get back in touch with your child’s soul and have fun with family and friends!

  • SnowshoesRaquettes
  • Traditional tobogganing, sledge on rails, or test the Snake-gliss!
  • Snowshoeing and Nordic walking
  • Skiing, Ski touring
  • Dog Sledding


5/ Sensational outdoor activities!

Coeur de Tarentaise is the perfect place to get a lot of sensations and to create memorable memories for a lifetime.


Tyrolienne Val ThroensTyrolean traverse Val Thorens

Sledge on rail,

Fat Bike,

Fat bike in Val Thorens

paragliding …



Espace Bien-ëtre





See you soon in Coeur de Tarentaise!