Bourg Saint Maurice - Les Arcs
Located at the foot of the largest ski resorts in Savoie, the town of Bourg-Saint-Maurice welcomes you in a dynamic and mountainous spirit. At an altitude of 810 metres, the town of Haute-Tarentaise is only a few kilometres from the Italian border. Very sporty, the town of Bourg-Saint-Maurice Les Arcs has an exceptional playground to enjoy outdoor activities throughout the year. Rich in local craftsmanship, the destination is highly appreciated for its traditions, its great landscapes and its mythical peaks such as Mount Pourri. Very attractive and touristic city, discover all the Savoyard heritage and the touristic richness of the Tarentaise valley. To make the most of the resort and the great Paradiski area, discover all our offers on Les Arcs ski rental.
BOURG-SAINT-MAURICE, A SUSTAINABLE DESTINATION
Involved in sustainable development, the city of Bourg-Saint-Maurice takes current environmental challenges very seriously. Its territory attracts the whole world and its tourist activity is very sustained. To preserve natural areas, the destination is part of the National Association of Mayors of Mountain Resorts (ANMSM) which aims to implement concrete local actions. In order to develop a sustainable policy and protect natural areas, the municipality is committed, for example, to favour an environmental approach to town planning, diversify energy sources, favour bioclimatic architecture and preserve local wildlife. The Bourg-Saint-Maurice funicular, built in 1989, is an alternative mode of transport that is fully in line with this environmental approach. In only 7 minutes, you can reach the ski slopes of the Les Arcs ski area. From the valley, the funicular allows you to discover a whole new way of getting around. Entirely renovated, it offers a panoramic view of the Tarentaise and a privileged moment with the Mont-Blanc. Accessible in summer by mountain bike, in winter it welcomes skiers and on arrival, inter-station shuttles are available to reach the different villages that make up Les Arcs.
BOURG-SAINT-MAURICE, BETWEEN SPORT AND CULTURE
Throughout the year, the town of Bourg-Saint-Maurice offers entertainment for the whole family, and events punctuate the life of the valley. In the summer, you can discover the local market where local producers and craftsmen show you their specialities, such as Beaufort. A large agricultural fair is also organised every summer where the whole family can approach the different animals of the valley and discover the ancestral work of the farmland. On the sports side, the town hosts the French Canoeing and Kayaking Championships thanks to its international white water base.
BOURG-SAINT-MAURICE, A STONE'S THROW FROM PARADISKI
Thanks to the funicular, Bourg-Saint-Maurice is a dynamic and sporty destination that allows you to reach Paradiski in only 7 minutes. With its 425 km of slopes, you can take advantage of a very large ski area linking Les Arcs, Peisey-Vallandry and La Plagne thanks to the Vanoise Express. With 258 runs at altitudes of between 1200 and 3226 metres, Paradiski lives up to its name. During your skiing holiday, you will discover a wide variety of landscapes and slopes and very varied itineraries to meet the expectations of all skier profiles. And thanks to its 70% of slopes above 2000 m, the resort guarantees exceptional snow throughout the winter.
Topped by two peaks at over 3,000 metres, the Les Arcs ski area is a huge playground. Thanks to its numerous blue slopes, it is possible to cross the whole area, whatever your skiing level. From the top of the Aiguille Rouge to the slopes of Peisey, you can ski down slopes with a wide variety of landscapes, from glaciers to snowy forests.
Numerous fun areas await you in Les Arcs! A large snowpark with a big air and numerous modules will delight freestyle enthusiasts. In addition, several boardercrosses are available from Les Arcs. And for those who love sliding, there are various scripted toboggan runs that will show you all the colours. Les Arcs is a ski resort with multiple sensations, where sport and pleasure become one! For freeride and ski touring enthusiasts, a large area of still virgin snowy slopes is available to you. Discover the most remote corners of the area and plunge into the heart of a wild and magical nature. Equip yourself with sealskins, an airbag backpack and all the necessary safety equipment to reach the summits. A large area in the Les Arcs ski area will allow you to enjoy ski touring and escape into the heart of the forest.
RENT EQUIPMENT IN BOURG-SAINT-MAURICE - LES ARCS
As the second largest ski area in the world, Paradiski is the perfect place to experience the thrill of skiing. From Bourg-Saint-Maurice, you can access Arc 1600, Arc 1800, Arc 1950 and Arc 2000. To discover this huge playground and enjoy the wide variety of ski slopes, rent your ski equipment with Ski Republic. Our rental shop in Bourg-Saint-Maurice is ideally located opposite the train station. As soon as you arrive, you can easily collect your equipment and then take the funicular. Our Bourg-Saint-Maurice ski rental shop welcomes you all year round. Our dynamic and smiling team is delighted to advise and guide you in the purchase of ski accessories.
BOOK YOUR SKIS WITH SKI REPUBLIC
From the Initiation range to the Performance range, Ski Republic offers you a wide selection of ski equipment adapted to your level and your practice. Whether you are a beginner or expert, a freeride enthusiast or a carving enthusiast, you will find equipment to meet your expectations. We offer all the biggest ski brands, Rossignol, Salomon, Völkl, but also snowboards and equipment for young skiers. Our ski packs include skis, poles and boots. In our rental shop, you can choose to wear a ski helmet so that you can ski down the slopes in complete safety. Discover the ski area of Les Arcs with quality equipment, prepared and maintained throughout the season in our shops by professional and passionate skimans.
COME TO BOURG-SAINT-MAURICE
Located in the Haute-Tarentaise valley, Bourg-Saint-Maurice is regularly served by the main train lines, such as the TGV, Thalys or Eurostar. By car, the motorway allows you to reach Albertville at 54 km then you just have to follow the RN 90 to your destination. From the SNCF railway station and the airports of Lyon-Saint-Exupéry and Geneva, various bus lines provide a link to Bourg-Saint-Maurice and Les Arcs.