are more than 70kms of footpaths between altitudes of 1000m
and 3749m in and around Sainte Foy. These satisfy every
level of ability from gentle strollers to experienced mountaineers.
of the mountain walks wind through the Vanoise National
Park and the Grand Paradis National Park. Walk through forests
and Alpine meadows to discover numerous mountain lakes while
watching out for a vast array of wildlife.
to the walks around Sainte Foy are available from the tourist
office which is open every day.
favourite walks include the walk to the historic site of
Le Monal. This is a relatively gentle and push-chair friendly
excursion through stunning scenery, with opportunities to
picnic by the river. Continue to Le Fenil for views of the
glaciers or, if you have the legs for it, up to the Lac
du Clou in the hanging valley above Le Monal.
walks, often free, are regularly organised by the Tourist
Office. There are family-friendly walks, forest walks, wildlife
walks, tours of local peaks or of the famous local Baroque