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Bourg-Saint-Maurice - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Bourg-Saint-Maurice, capital of Haute Tarentaise, with a rich history and pastoral, will enchant you with its prime location in the heart of a wide open valley at the crossroads of major alpine and alpine mountains: Beaufortain - Mont Blanc - Vanoise. Major sports events are held regularly (canoeing, cycling, paragliding, race walking, skiing ...). But you can at your leisure to relax in such country, stroll through the villages, and to regain their strength, discover the local specialties: the fondue, raclette traditional dish of the mountain, and tartiflette tartiflette vegetarian local cheeses and other products (honey, jams ...).

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude45.6185980 (N 45° 37’ 7”)
Longitude6.7695480 (E 6° 46’ 10”)
AltitudeFrom 744m to 3823m
Surface area179.07 km²
Population8174 inhabitants
Density45 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (104 km, 1h19)
Insee code73054
IntercommunalityCC Maison de l'Intercommunalité de Haute Tarentaise

Nearest cities & towns

Séez2.9 km (6 min)
Les Chapelles6.8 km (13 min)
Landry8.1 km (10 min)
Bellentre8.3 km (11 min)
Montvalezan9 km (14 min)
Valezan10.8 km (19 min)
Villaroger11.1 km (19 min)
Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise11.7 km (15 min)
Mâcot-la-Plagne12.6 km (19 min)
Aime13.8 km (15 min)
La Côte-d'Aime14 km (25 min)
Peisey-Nancroix16.7 km (23 min)
Granier17.2 km (28 min)
Peisey-Vallandry19.1 km (27 min)

Things to see and do

Bourg-Saint-Maurice is located at the base stations such as Les Arcs and La Rosiere, where you can switch to Italy to ski in winter, or by bus, bike, opened the collar to the end of May On sunny days, walks and hikes around Bourg-Saint-Maurice no shortage ...

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

The summer season begins with the Transvanoise motorcycle, discover the great Alpine passes ... The feasts of the Edelweiss, shepherds, blueberry, earth, you will discover the traditions and folklore, the season will end in October by the démontagnée, new event to celebrate the return of herds from pasture in the summer . Remember in September belling of deer in the forests around, a real delight!


City Road Glacier
City Road Glacier
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Glacier Hameau de Ville
Glacier Hameau de Ville
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City Glacier to Séloge
City Glacier to Séloge
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City Glacier trail to the Col de la Seigne
City Glacier trail to the Col de la Seigne
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Chapieux Hamlet
Chapieux Hamlet
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Hamlet Chapieux
Hamlet Chapieux
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Chapieux Hamlet
Chapieux Hamlet
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The Chapieux
The Chapieux
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Hamlet of Chapieux
Hamlet of Chapieux
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Tuesday 13 october
Min. 2°C - Max. 8°C
Wednesday 14 october
Min. -2°C - Max. 8°C
Thursday 15 october
Min. -2°C - Max. 10°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Rafting down the Isère river
Sports sensations58 € Montgirod (16.3 km)
Riverboarding through the gorges of the Isère river
Sports sensations56 € Montgirod (16.3 km)
Guided walk in the Northern Alps
Sports sensations20 € to 180 € Domancy (32 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 58 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (35 km)
Just for kids: your first paragliding flight in summer!
Sports sensations95 € Montmin (46 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Summer hiking route : The Vanoise Express
HikeIntermediate1h55Bellentre (7 km)
Hiking route : The Chemin de la Pierra
HikeEasy35 minBellentre (7.1 km)
Hiking route : Les Coches via La Pierra
HikeAthletic3h20Bellentre (7.1 km)
Hiking route : The Tour de la Mine
HikeIntermediate1h45Bellentre (7.3 km)
Hiking route : Le Bief
HikeIntermediate1h50Bellentre (8.1 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals