About St Foy

A traditional small Alpine ski resort

Sainte Foy Ski Station

The exclusive resort of Sainte Foy, known as the "Jewel in the Crown" of the Tarantaise, has a deceptively large ski area - with its own fabulously quiet pistes, extensive off-piste and also easy access to big-name resorts nearby.

Sainte Foy is ideal for all abilities, from beginners to advanced skiers and boarders - with its quiet pistes and extensive off-piste area. Perfect for mixed ability groups and anyone looking for a genuine village atmosphere.

With a good selection of bars, restaurants and shops, St Foy provides the perfect ski holiday for families or those wanting to escape the crowds and avoid any queuing to get straight out on the slopes.

Chalet Falcon is conveniently located near the slopes, offering ski-in luxury self-catered accommodation with 3 double and 2 twin rooms, all en-suite with balconies and an amazing boutique-style living space on the top floor to optimize the stunning views.

Ste Foy ski area

Sainte Foy's own ski area has 26 pistes, 800 hectares of forests and high-altitude slopes. Don't be decieved by these reletively modest statisics! The potential for off-piste is huge, and severaal larger resorts are easily accessible nearby.

The family friendly resort of Sainte Foy is located at 1550m, with the highest lift reaching 2620m. Sainte Foy is known as the "best kept secret" in the area, where ski instructors from nearby Val d'Isere are most likely to spend their day off!

Mostly the slopes are uncrowded and the snow is in excellent condition, with powder often staying untracked for days after a snowfall.

Read more about St Foy, piste map, webcams and purchase lift passes at the Office du Tourism website:

Where you’ll be

Chalet Falcon is 25-35 mins drive from Val d'Isere, Tignes, Les Arcs, La Plagne and La Rosiere. Bourg-Saint-Maurice is the town down the valley where you will find 2 supermarkets, Super U and Intermarche. There are also 2 smaller stores in resort that are open throughout the season.

Getting around

When you are heading out in the mornings there is a free bus at the end of the road in La Bataillette. It will take you up to the other end of the village. The first chairlift and the nursery slopes are 5 mins walk from the bus stop. There are fabulous ski schools for children nearby.

About Chalet Falcon

The accommodation has 3 double rooms and 2 twin rooms (can add an extra bed if needed). All en-suite bedrooms with balconies. There is also an extra double bedroom and bathroom in the basement. You will find a washing machine and a dryer in the basement bathroom also.

Off the slopes

In the village centre you will find all the facilities you need for an enjoyable ski holiday: ski hire, a well stocked supermarket, ski schools and creche facilities. A variety of bars and restaurants offer hospitality with a relaxed style and genuine French ambiance. Spa and beauty facilities are also available.

Travel to St. Foy

Fly to: Chambrey airport 1.5 hours. Grenoble airport 2 hours. Geneva airport 2 hours. Airport Transfers are available. Drive to: Sainte Foy is 575 miles from Calais, (approx 500 miles of motorway). Train to: Bourg St Maurice, approximately a 30 minute drive away.

Off piste skiing in St Foy, France