With a population of no more than 1,000, Sainte-Foy en Tarentaise is quiet and discreet. It offers sophistication and peace for those who wish to visit it. Despite its size, the village is very modern, yet respectful of the traditional architecture of the Tarentaise Valley, stone and wood chalets. It overlooks the Thuria Glacier, which can be enjoyed by sitting in one of the village’s many cafe terraces.
Sainte-Foy en Tarentaise caters to the adult group seeking good-quality accommodation in a location that is quieter, not too heavily focused on nightlife and has access to fantastic skiing and relaxing spas. In addition, Sainte-Foy en Tarentaise is popular among families with young children as the village offers great beginner skiing pistes.
The village streets are nestled within the trees and are bound by the river Isère and the Italian border. The ski resort has four chair lifts, and two beginners’ carpet lifts. This is not one of those ski-in and ski-out places in the Alps. The village offers peace and relaxation and the cadence of the village reflects that. It is filled with locals who all know one another and restaurants and cafés that offer delicious local flavours and terraces to bask in the sun whenever not on the pistes.
Sainte-Foy en Tarentaise offers a calm and relaxed atmosphere for both beginner skiiers and adventurous off-piste riders, as well as golf and hiking lovers. It offers quality accommodation and activities to those in the know.