A village welcomes you...

Welcome to Saint-Jean d’Arves, in the heart of the Arvans-Villards, at about 20 kilometres from Saint- Jean de Maurienne.

Just beneath the Aiguilles d’Arves, that charming valley of Southern Savoie will seduce you with its authenticity and a rich and varied patrimony to be discovered amongst the 22 hamlets scattered over 7613 hectares (altitude: 1250 to 3510 meters).

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La Chal - Saint Jean d'Arves Les Chambons - Saint Jean d'Arves

Access

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By train:
- TGV, direct in Winter, PARIS / St-JEAN-DE-MAURIENNE 3h.30
- TGV, with connection in CHAMBERY / AIX 4h.30

At the train station, transfers by coach and taxis.

By car:
- A43 Motorway CHAMBERY / MAURIENNE / TURIN

- exit at St-JEAN-de-MAURIENNE, follow signs for "Vallée de l'Arvan", then signs for "Col de la Croix de Fer" on D.926 (18 km.)
- at the hamlet of Chambons, turn left after the "Bar du coin", the Clos d'Ornon is the last chalet to the right.

In Summer, acces is possible via GRENOBLE and the Col de la Croix de Fer.

By plane:
Genève-Cointrin / Lyon-Saint-Exupéry / Chambéry-Aix / Turin.

Services and shops

In St-Jean-d'Arves :                 

- Post officee,
- Town hall,
- Library,
- Community hall,
- Grocer's,
- Souvenirs,
- Tobacconist's,
- Newspapers,
- Bars,
- Restaurants,
- Sports shops.

All shops and services in St-Sorlin-d'Arves (3,5 km.)

Skiing area

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Downhill skiing:

1/ St-Jean-d'Arves (La Chal) - Le Corbier (1 550 - 2 266 m.)
From La Chal: 24 ski lifts, 25 runs (75 km of slopes).

2/ "Les Sybelles" (1 550 - 2 600 m.)
St-Sorlin-d'Arves - St-Jean-d'Arves (La Chal) - Le Corbier - La Toussuire - St Colomban - Les Villards
77 ski lifts, 84 runs (310 km of slopes).

Free shuttles between Les Chambons and La Chal (3,5 km.),
Free shuttles to St-Sorlin for skiers with "Sybelles" ski pass (4 km).

Cross-country skiing: 5 km. from les Chambons, a 16 km run in St-Sorlin-d'Arves, free access.
1,5 km initiation run in les Chambons, 200 m. from the chalet.

Since 2003 : "LES SYBELLES" 310 km of slopes

Cross-country skiing:

5 km. from les Chambons, a 16 km run in St-Sorlin-d'Arves, free access.
1,5 km initiation run in les Chambons, 200 m. from the chalet.


Creation date : 22/09/2014 @ 12:47
Last update : 22/09/2014 @ 12:47
Category : Introduction - Situation
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