Moûtiers

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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Moûtiers
TownMoûtiers
Insee code73181
Postcode73600
Latitude45.4846150
Longitude6.5299260
AltitudeFrom 465 to 1042 meters
Surface3.16 km²
Population4294 inhabitants
Density1358 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townChambéry (at 78 km, 56 min)Salins-les-Thermes at 1.4 km
DepartmentSavoieLe Bois at 2.5 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Located 481 meters above sea level, the city of Moûtiers, located in the Tarentaise, in Savoie, you will be charmed by its rich past.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Museum of Popular Traditions:
  • Privileged place to discover rural civilization Tarentaise with a presentation of agricultural activities in the vineyard of different traditional crafts of religious art in particular baroque childhood clothing and everyday life. It is also the place of memory of World War II in the Tarentaise ...
  • Eight showrooms and a teaching room (the museum has many panels for kids - teaching guide for school groups). A thousand objects back in time. The museum also has a shop.
  • All year round: 9am to 12pm - 14pm to 18pm. Closed Sundays and holidays except 14 July, 15 August and the European Heritage Days.
  • Guided tours for groups with guides Heritage des Pays de Savoie (GPPS).
  • Guided tours in English.
  • Free admission for individuals.
  • Disabled access.
  • Tourism Office - 23 St Peter's Square - 73600 Moûtiers.
  • Tel. : 33 (0) 4 79 24 04 23 - Email: camille.ot.moutiers @ wanadoo.fr
  • Museum of History and Archaeology:
  • Career with chronological and thematic Moûtiers and Tarentaise from prehistory to the 20th century: daily life, religion, the economy of the Bronze Age to the Roman period and the changing role of the city seat a former archbishop, the provincial capital and crossroads active with saline and ephemeral School of Mines.
  • Address: Place Saint-Pierre 73600 Moûtiers.
  • Open from Monday to Saturday, on request from the Office of Tourism.
  • Entrance fee (free for schools and students)
  • Discover the city with a small booklet on sale at the Tourist Office. Tour the historic center to discover the past of Darentasia, name of the city in Roman times. You will pass through the medieval streets, remnants of Monasterium, whose name evokes an important religious center ...
  • Dairy Cooperative:
  • Here, every day is produced Beaufort cheese Appellation of Controlled Origin (AOC) of the High pastures of Savoie.
  • Discovery of mountain agriculture through manufacturing facilities visit Beaufort and cellars, the testimony of breeders (audio-visual) and a film (subtitled in English).
  • Address: 20, avenue Olympics - 73600 Moûtiers.
  • Open every day except Sundays and holidays, from 9am to 12pm. Closed Saturdays in season.
  • Free.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Moutiers-Salins-Bride-les-Bains
Information pointsTourist Office of Moûtiers
Leisure centresMuseum of L'Académie de la Val d'Isère,   Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions of Moûtiers
MonumentsBridge Vieux-Pont,   Cathedral Saint-Pierre

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Markets:
  • Tuesdays (morning food and clothing and accessories throughout the day - the afternoon subject to change).
  • On Friday morning (food).
  • Exhibits: Each month an artist exhibited his works (paintings, sculptures, photographs) in the local host of the Tourist Office. Open Monday to Saturday from 9h to 12h and 14h to 18h30.
  • From late June to early August: Exhibition of paintings and sculpture in the exhibition halls of the ancient bishopric. Each year, many artists (painters and sculptors) sets on a specific theme. Admission is free. Open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 12pm and 14pm to 18pm. Sundays and public holidays from 16h to 19h. Children and adults can vote for their favorite work and participate in the draw to be held on the last day of the show.
  • Guided tours: Information and registration at the Tourist Office in Moûtiers +33 4 79 24 04 23.
  • The third Saturday in July: Great craft market on the Market Square and St. Peter's Square.
  • The first Saturday in August:
  • Great Sell-off in the streets of the city proposed by the Federation of merchants and artisans Moûtiers.
  • Garage sale.
  • Fireworks.
  • Concert-ball.
  • The second Saturday in August:
  • Day Artists from 9h to 17h. Painters and sculptors will be carried out during the day, a work on a given topic. Works awarded by a jury. Awards at the cultural center. Information and registration at the Tourist Office Moûtiers.
  • Large craft market.
  • Closing the show of painting and sculpture and public awards for adults and children to the former bishop.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Moûtiers has forged ties with its neighbors, villages that offer a wealth of heritage and nature saved. A privileged link unit also Moûtiers to Verres and Valle d'Aosta, a witness to the friendship between the peoples Alps. Booklet "At the corner of our villages" available at the Tourist Office or downloaded from the website Moûtiers.
  • Near Moûtiers (approximately 30 km), access to the Vanoise National Park. Discovery of a rich flora and fauna Alpine (chamois, ibex, marmots, black grouse ...).
  • Cures:
  • The Léchère, 6 km from Moûtiers. Spa specializes in treatments against rheumatism and heavy legs. Spa.
  • Brides-les-Bains, 6 km from Moûtiers. Spa specializing in the fight against obesity and related disorders. Spa.

PHOTOS

Former archbishopFormer archbishop
 
Old BridgeOld Bridge
Winter Cathédrale Saint-PierreWinter Cathédrale Saint-Pierre
 
Popular Traditions MuseumPopular Traditions Museum
Craft markets this summerCraft markets this summer
 
Artists in the streetArtists in the street

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WEATHER

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Thursday 2 October
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Friday 3 October
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantL'Õ à la Bouche - Hôtel Radiana Resort  
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Aigueblanche
GREEN - In the heart of the Parc Floral de la Léchère the spa-les-Bains, Hotel Art Deco 'Radiana' has a small pearl bistronomic restaurant. Room with warm colors and terrace overlooking...
Located 2.7 km from Moûtiers30 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantBar Restaurant Le Barillon   NEW
Saint-Jean-de-Belleville
HAMLET OF VILLARLY - A warm, combining exposed stone and wood, a subtle lighting and a friendly atmosphere... Jean -Michel Durand welcomes you to Barillon traditional restaurant is...
Located 6.2 km from Moûtiers26 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Farçon   NEW
La Perrière
LA TANIA - Courchevel - For many years, Machet Julien welcomes you in its Le Farçon restaurant throughout the year. His challenge to offer fine dining in a small resort like La Tania...
Located 7.8 km from Moûtiers 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsAu charme de la lauzière    
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Argentine
At the heart of the Maurienne valley, Patricia and Pierrick welcome you in their old tobacco barn from 1830 in the center of a park of 7000 m² including a pool with landscaped part....
Located 17.7 km from MoûtiersFrom 85 € to 95 € the double room 
Chalet with 1 bedroomKokocinelle    
9.9
La Chapelle
On the way to the Alps, at the foot of legendary cols of the Tour de France and Massif de la Lauzière pastures of the famous Beaufort cheese available to you. A few minutes, two lakes...
Located 20 km from Moûtiers66 € the double room 
Chalet with 3 bedroomsChambre et table d'hotes la bugeonnette  
Notre-Dame-du-Cruet
Located mid-mountain in the village, between the neck and the madeleine glandon villa with 1st floor rooms for 2 to 5 people (and toilet shared room) Separate entrance, baby bed, garden,...
Located 21 km from Moûtiers50 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 4 personsGite avec cheminée et vue panoramique  
9.6
Saint-Marcel
Sylvia & Gerard would like to share a little corner of Savoie paradise with you. The property is situated in A. charming little mountain village at an altitude of 1000 m. A village...
Located 3 km from MoûtiersFrom 350 € to 580 € per week 
Apartment for 7 personsRésidence les Glières  
9.7
Aigueblanche
Luxury apartments in nine completely redesigned in the style of a mountain to 7 people in a private home south with green park, barbecue, dining area, close to the 3 Vallées and 10...
Located 4 km from MoûtiersFrom 250 € to 850 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsBrides les bains
Brides-les-Bains
In the heart of Brides les Bains our studio classified 3 *** available all year. Everything has been thinking for your comfort, modern, 2 views on the mountain. 500 m from the thermal...
Located 4.2 km from MoûtiersFrom 260 € to 560 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
75 places over 1,8 haCamping le reclus    
9.2
Séez
You will be pleasantly charmed by this small mountain campsite, with both warm and shady area, situated in crossroards of well renown Tarentaise resorts... A natural site of emergency...
Located 26 km from MoûtiersFrom 12.40 € to 14.40 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel Inn Design Moutiers - Hotel in MoûtiersHotel Inn Design Moutiers     
7
Moûtiers
Hotel Inn Design Moutiers is located in the heart of the Tarentaise Valley. It offers free private parking and free WiFi access. The guest rooms are equipped with a satellite TV with...
Located in MoûtiersRoom from 39 €
Auberge de Savoie - Hotel in MoûtiersAuberge de Savoie     
8.3
Moûtiers
The Auberge de Savoie is located in Moutiers, just 10 minutes from the crossroads to The 3 Valleys. It rooms with a traditional chalet-style décor and a private bathroom. The Savoie...
Located in MoûtiersRoom from 82 €
Hotel du Faubourg - Hotel in MoûtiersHotel du Faubourg    
7.2
Moûtiers
The family-run Hotel du Faubourg is located in Moutiers, near the 3 Vallées ski resort and La Vanoise National Park. It is 200 metres from the SNCF train station. All guest rooms at...
Located in MoûtiersRoom from 37 €

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Le Saint Joseph
Located in the heart of Courchevel, this luxury hotel is just a short walk from the ski lifts and the slopes. Guests have free access to the spa, hot tub...
Savoie
Au charme de la lauzière
1 nuit petit déjeuner diner 110 au lieu de 145e, 1semaine pour 2 pers demi pension 550e au lieu 650
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