One of the best concentrations of world-class ski resorts in the world is in the famous Tarentaise Valley in France. The most visited town is Bourg Saint Maurice which is the capital of Haute Tarentaise. It is a town with a rich history, located in the heart of a wide-open valley at the crossroads of the mountains Beaufortain, Mont Blanc and Vanoise. There are so many things to do in Bourg Saint Maurice from canoeing and cycling to paragliding and skiing.
The town also offers a wide range of attractions, including shops, bars, restaurants, spas, childcare facilities and a cinema. You can also take a stroll through the nearby villages, and discover their local specialities like fondue, raclette, tartiflette, honey and delicious jams.
The highest point at 3226 metres is the ski resort Les Arcs. It offers breathtaking 360-degree views over the Alps and a walkway, where you can see the Alps and the Hauts de Villaroger Nature Reserve. The sidewalk is at the top of the Aiguille Rouge gondola and is open all year.
The Bourg St Maurice railway station is the main point of arrival to the nearby ski resorts. The Eurostar Ski Train runs directly from London to Bourg Saint Maurice, and it's one of the preferred -transportation modes by UK skiers. The journey time is around 7-8 hours, and the ski resorts in the Tarentaise region of the French Alps are just a short ride from the station.
The public transport includes a funicular train line that runs between Bourg St Maurice railway station and Arcs. The travel time takes seven minutes, and the funicular departs every 20 minutes. The first one leaves at 07:30 am, and the last one leaves at 8:00 pm every day. It is the fastest way to get from the town to the resorts, and there are also great views as you ride.
Travelling by bus
You can also travel by bus. The buses depart from a bay right outside Bourg St Maurice station. The station in Bourg St Maurice has a big hall, waiting room, a shop which also sells hot drinks, and cafes and restaurants where you can wait, eat and drink. Tickets are available at the counter in the train station, but it is advised to buy them in advance online on their website where you can also check the timetable.
How to get from Bourg St Maurice Train Station to the ski resorts?
The most comfortable and convenient way of travelling from Bourg St Maurice Train Station to your location is by booking a private transfer. You can find taxis near the station, but the cab fare is not fixed, and it can cost you more than a fixed price private transfer. Our service offers fixed prices and includes door-to-door transfer, free updates and free cancellation. We provide transfers from the train station to most famous resorts like La Plagne, La Rosiere and Les Arcs.
Our extensive vehicle fleet includes standard cars, vans, minibuses, buses and luxury vehicles. So, if you want your transport to be ultra-comfortable, with licensed and professional drivers, book a private transfer with us. Make an online reservation in minutes using our desktop and mobile web application and select to pay to the driver or in your currency.
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