Sweet escapes near La Toussuire
During your stay in La Toussuire, set out to discover a host of delightful little villages in La Maurienne, all within easy reach of our hotel. Stop off in Fontcouverte (8 km from La Toussuire) with its baroque parish church, Saint Sorlin d’Arves with its superb baroque church built in 1603, Saint Jean d’Arves, Saint Colomban des Villard and its heritage museum…
Just 20 minutes from Les Soldanelles, you can visit Saint-Jean-de-Maurice, historic capital of Maurienne. You can enjoy the famous Saint-Jean-Baptiste Cathedral, built in the 6th century, the Musée Ophinel where you can learn all about the history of the famous Savoyard knife, the Musée des Costumes, Arts et Traditions Populaires.
In summer, La Vanoise park, 45 minutes' drive from the hotel, boasts 600 km of trekking paths. On your excursions, you might be lucky enough to spot an ibex (the largest French colony in the Alps with approximately 2,000 specimens, a third of the French ibex population), a chamois (5,500 specimens in the massif), birds and birds of prey including bearded vultures, golden eagles, or eagle owls!