Saint Jean d'Arves
15 August 2020
A village resort with authentic charm, Saint Jean d’Arves is the ideal friendly destination for a stay in the heart of the mountains in summer and winter.
In the heart of the Maurienne valley, the destination welcomes you in summer at the gateway to a paradise for hikers of all levels and offers access to the “World’s Largest Cycling Domain”.
Summer in Saint Jean d’Arves is the opportunity to offer you a real return to your roots. Traditions and folklore are honoured throughout the season with flagship events: Foire aux Bestiaux, Traites en alpage, Fête du mouton, Fête des foins… Located in Beaufort territory, the milk from the cows of the farmers of Saint Jean d’Arves is collected every day to make the wheels of this typical cheese of the region.
Moreover, many activities and animations are proposed and allow everyone to spend unforgettable moments.
Land of welcome of the emblematic Aiguilles d’Arves and their cat’s head, hike to them, or climb to the top and contemplate the view of Mont Blanc, the Pic de l’Etendard or the Belledonne massif… All the Alps at a glance!
In winter, Saint Jean d’Arves gives you access to the 4th largest ski area in France with its 6 linked ski resorts which form the 1st ski area of the Maurienne: Les Sybelles.Conviviality and adventures await you in our human-sized resort, where there are many activities: skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, dog sledding, paragliding, snowmobiling, mountain biking…
Saint Jean d’Arves is THE ideal mountain destination for holidays with family or friends.