At the heart of the Maurienne in Savoie, the town of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne is situated along the route leading to Italy.
The 120 km valley is linked to the Tarentaise, the Hautes Alpes, Isère and Italy by a number of passes.
St Jean de Maurienne, cradle of the Maison de Savoie and capital of the Maurienne Valley.
- For working, town at the heart of the valley enabling the surrounding industries to have the necessary infrastructure in place for their activity and commercial development.
- Stopover point for holiday-makers
Ancestral route towards Italy, Saint Jean de Maurienne is a stopover town (156 km from Turin, by the Mont-Cenis pass road or the A43 motorway - Fréjus Tunnel)
At the foot of 24 Mauriennaises ski resorts
At the start of the highest Alpine passes (Croix de Fer, Glandon, Galibier, Iseran, Madeleine)
At the entrance to the Vanoise National Park...
- Holiday resort
- in winter :
Near many skiable domains - ski slopes, cross-country skiing, snowshoe.
- in summer :
walking, hiking, climbing, via ferrata, paragliding, bicycle touring, mountain biking, tennis, lakes and health centres.
Maurienne Region Internet site :
All the activities in the Maurienne