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Sainte-Foy Tarentaise

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Sainte-Foy Tarentaise Ski Resort Guide

Sainte-Foy Tarentaise, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 7 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForFreeriders, Intermediates, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length30km19 miles
Highest Lift2,620m8,596ft
Resort Height1,550m5,085ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Grenoble
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Sainte-Foy Tarentaise

The ski area of Sainte-Foy Tarentaise is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,550m5,085ft, with 30km19 miles of marked runs.


Sainte-Foy Tarentaise has direct access to 30km19 miles of downhill skiing, with 14 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,550m5,085ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,620m8,596ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Sainte-Foy Tarentaise offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Sainte-Foy Tarentaise is highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Sainte-Foy Tarentaise.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Crystal Dark, No. 2', which is 2km1 miles in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Sainte-Foy Tarentaise?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Sainte-Foy Tarentaise.

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Ski Area Stats

Sainte-Foy Tarentaise Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
30km19 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Sainte-Foy Tarentaise Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,620m8,596ft
Lowest Piste1,550m5,085ft
Resort Altitude (Sainte-Foy Tarentaise)1,550m5,085ft
Max Vertical1,070m3,510ft

Ski Slope Aspects


Sainte-Foy Tarentaise has ski slopes facing north-west (good for keeping the snow).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Sainte-Foy Tarentaise
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Ski Lessons in Sainte-Foy Tarentaise

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Location and Map

Where is Sainte-Foy Tarentaise?

This ski resort is in the French Alps.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Sainte-Foy Tarentaise is Chambery, 80 minutes drive away.

Grenoble, Annecy, Geneva, Lyon St-Exupéry, Lyon Bron and Turin Caselle airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 3,600 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1km1 miles of ski runs, with 4 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Sainte-Foy Tarentaise open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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