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Sainte-Hélène-sur-Isère

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Sainte-Hélène-sur-Isère - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie
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St. Helena is well known for its toll motorway is also worth a visit. Common to floor 300 to 2200 m altitude, walks of all levels are possible.

Plain lakes, dense forest of chestnut and pine and finally alpine meadows offer all types of vegetation tiered mountain fauna and flora related. The center of the village a 12th century castle is visible from the valley, an old mill is being restored by a communal association.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySainte-Hélène-sur-Isère
Postcode73460
Tourism label
Latitude45.6130480 (N 45° 36’ 47”)
Longitude6.3187910 (E 6° 19’ 8”)
AltitudeFrom 298m to 2294m
Surface area14.43 km²
Population1165 inhabitants
Density80 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (46 km, 38 min)
Insee code73241
IntercommunalityCC de la Haute Combe de Savoie
DepartmentSavoie
TerritoryAlps
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Notre-Dame-des-Millières2.9 km (6 min)
Frontenex3.7 km (8 min)
Saint-Vital4.6 km (9 min)
Tournon5.2 km (11 min)
Monthion5.6 km (11 min)
Bonvillard5.8 km (10 min)
Verrens-Arvey6.5 km (12 min)
Grignon6.8 km (11 min)
Montailleur7.4 km (13 min)
Cléry7.6 km (15 min)
Gilly-sur-Isère7.6 km (11 min)
Grésy-sur-Isère7.8 km (12 min)
Plancherine8.4 km (17 min)
Mercury9.2 km (16 min)
Aiton9.7 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Fishing map for the year or day.

Waterskiing: initiation, development.

Picnic.

Football fields.

Tennis.

Canoeing.

Jogging paths in the agricultural plain.

Hiking in the mountains.

Places of interest

Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Many communal feasts: Ascension, Feast of the pasture on the 3rd Sunday of June, St. Helena the 3rd Saturday of August, the festival of lights first Saturday in December, plus many dinner dances organized by associations (ask at the town hall ).

Photos

Alp La Thuile
Alp La Thuile
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Alpage La Thuile
Alpage La Thuile
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Castle
Castle
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Alpine Chalet
Alpine Chalet
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Weather

Thursday 23 november
Min. 0°C - Max. 11°C
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Friday 24 november
Min. 0°C - Max. 11°C
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Saturday 25 november
Min. 1°C - Max. 7°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Maiden paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations95 € to 130 € Doussard (20 km)
Maiden two-seater paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations80 € to 130 € Talloires-Montmin (22 km)
Hike at the heart of Vanoise
Nature and the great outdoors19 € to 34 € Aime-la-Plagne (25 km)
The Fairy Tale House
Entertainment5 € to 7 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (27 km)
Discover wine through wine tourism in all its forms
Local flavours38 € to 120 € Les Marches (28 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Le Grand Arc
HikeEasy6h20Montsapey (9.3 km)
The Arc Pass
HikeIntermediate5h00Pussy (11.4 km)
Hiking trail : "Le Colombier via le Col de la Cochette"
HikeEasy3h55Aillon-le-Jeune (15.4 km)
Hiking trail : "Morbié to Mont Pelat"
HikeEasy3h50Aillon-le-Jeune (16.1 km)
Arpettaz Lake
Village visitIntermediate4h30Celliers (16.9 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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