Nearby Visits

Coopérative de la Vallée des Arves (BEAUFORT cheese)

  • Visit of the cheese dairy, video and guided tour of maturing cellar. Retail sale.
  • FREE

St-Sorlin-d'Arves museum

  • Presentation of aspects of traditional moutain life, with photos, tools and clothing. Guided tour for groups (25 pers. max.)
  • for a fee


Here are some of the numerous possibilities:


"Historic capital of the valley, cradle of the Royal House of Savoie"  

Discover its conservation area with a patimony heritage guide: Cathedral square, the bell tower, Notre- Dame church, the Cathedral, the crypt (romanesque period) and the XVth century gothic cloister.
Guided tour: 1h. (group of 25 pers.)

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Costumes and Traditions of Maurienne museum  
Situated in the the ancient Episcopal Palacel.
Archeology, religious art, popular art and traditions, costumes of the region.
Guided tour: 1h. (group of 25 pers.):
On your own visit:

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Opinel museum    
History of the Savoie knife from yesterday to today
Filmed presentation of the manufacturing and exhibition in the old workshop.
Guided tour: 1h.
COACH TARIFF (55 seats): St-Jean-de-Maurienne    
½ day consult us
All day consult us

Around MODANE (50 km)

Tour #1    
"Maison Penchée" FREE
lMonumental entrance of the railway tunnel: guided visit, 1/2 hour                                Consult us
The Esseillon Forts: guided visit, half a day consult us
Avrieux: EDF hydroelectric plant and museum Consult us
COACH TARIFF (55 seats): Modane  
Half a day outing consult us
Full day outing consult us
Tour #2  
Vanoise National Park, refuge de l'Orgère, nature path: 1h.30. FREE
All day outing consult us
It is possible to programme a walk with a mountain guide.  

Around CHAMBERY (90 km)

The castle of the Dukes of Savoie  
At the beginning, Seat of Savoie States capital and now Seat of the Departement General Council. Discover a castle witness of history. Guided tour: 1h 15 (30 pers.) Consult us
MIOLANS castle    
Guided tour: 1h.15 (12 à 30 pers.) Consult us
COACH TARIFF (55 seats): Chambéry - All day outing consult us

Around ARGENTINE (40 km)

Félicien museum  
Short films, « son et lumière », exhibition room  
Guided tour: 1h30 Consult us
COACH TARIFF (55 seats): Argentine - All day outing consult us

Around ALBERTVILLE (80 km)

CONFLANS: XIVth century medieval town    
Guided tour: 1h.15 (15 pers. min.) Consult us
CONFLANS museum    
Guided tour: 1h.15 (15 à 30 pers.) Consult us
La "Maison des Jeux": 1992 Olympic Games museum    
Guided tour: 1h. (10 to 55 pers.) Consult us
Olympic Park - Skating rink    
Guided tour: 1h. (15 pers. min.) Consult us
COACH TARIFF (55 seats): Albertville - Conflans All day outing consult us

Around BOURG-d'OISANS (80 km)


Acces possible from spring to autumn. Guided tour: 1h.30 (50 pers. max.) FREE
COACH TARIFF (55 seats): sortie journée consult us
Alpine Minerals and Fauna museum  
Pedagogic file to prepare for the visit, garden or indoor Consult us
COACH TARIFF (55 seats): Sortie journée avec Hydrelec consult us
Vizille French Revolution Museum    
Visit on your own FREE
COACH TARIFF (55 seats): All day outing including Hydrelec consult us


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