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Les Bottières

Les Bottières, a location in the heart of Savoie

The village of Bottières is located in the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, more precisely in the area of Savoie. It is a locality which belongs to the Saint-Pancrace in the massif of Arvan-Villards. Being in the south of the valley of the MaurienneThe village is an easy access to the big ski area of Sybelles.

From the top of its 1 300 meters ofaltitude in relation to the sea level, the small city remains reachable from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne. Mainly made up of chalets and mountain houses, the site also has an ideal setting to return to the sources.

An authentic and charming resort

The Bottières stands as the gateway to the Sybelles. It is an exceptional area which extends between 1 300 and 2 400 meters of altitude. A true haven of peace, this locality has 4 ski lifts including 1 chairlift as well as 10 kilometers of slopes practicable for all slide enthusiasts.

With its environment Modest, but framed, the resort can offer the possibility to learn skiing easily, especially with its 6 slopes dedicated to beginners. As far as theaccommodationSince 2014, the French commune has been perfectly suited to accommodate quite a few tourists in its gites, refuges, residences and guest rooms of all kinds.

A small, soothing and playful town

The Bottières have a detailed program to delight visitors throughout the year. It offers many activities such as hiking in MOUNTAIN BIKINGSnowboarding, snowshoeing or playing in the snow parks. With its leisure areas, the locality can take care of children and adults properly during their stay in the territory.

For this purpose, the municipality provides available cinemas, bowling alleys or fitness centers. Other areas such as swimming pools, spas and games rooms are available all year round. In winter, the snow becomes the focus of attention for residents with snow sports.

The ski area of Les Bottières in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Les Bottières
Municipality Saint-Pancrace
Massif Massif of Arvan-Villards
Department Savoy
Mountain Northern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 10
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) : 310
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 3
Name of the ski area Les Sybelles
Connected station(s) Le Corbier, La Toussuire, Saint-Colomban des VIllards, Saint-Jean D’Arves, Saint-Sorlin d’Arves
❄ Altitude of the ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 280
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 1 900
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 590
Total height of the domain (in m) 620
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 30
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 1
Number of blue trails 2
Number of red trails 4
Number of black runs 0
Total number of downhill ski runs 6
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 3
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 0
Detachable Chairlifts 0
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 3
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 0
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 0
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark: Yes
Presence of an aquatic complex and spa No
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 250
Slogan of the station #thebottoms
? Access to the station ?
Nearest train station: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Bus shuttle to a train station: Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 661
? Station price survey ?
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 32 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 227 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 100 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 50 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 350 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 550 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 1 004 €
Statement cost of stay 2 adults & 2 children (excluding transport & food) 1 554 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 1 750 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 2 250 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 105 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 225 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 8
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10 5
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 7
Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10 6
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 7
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 7
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 8,5
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 6,9
? Ranking according to ? 142nd position out of 232 stations in France

Les Bottières in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Les Bottières?

The resort of Les Bottières is a very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as:

Snowshoeing This activity will allow you to discover the resort and its surroundings. You will be able to admire its fauna, its flora and enjoy all its landscapes.

Snowboard Snowboarding : this resort also allows you to snowboard. It offers a Snow Park so that you can fully enjoy this activity.

Sledding: This activity is perfect for young and old alike and is perfect for family fun. You can slide down the slopes at full speed and have a lot of fun.

Fat Bike: This activity will allow you to enjoy all the pleasures of mountain biking in the middle of winter. You will have the opportunity to ride down the snowy slopes of the resort at full speed.

  • What are the activities in summer at the Bottières resort?

The Bottières resort also offers many summer activities such as:

Hiking This activity will allow you to enjoy the nature offered by the resort. You will have the opportunity to admire its beautiful landscapes, to discover its flora and even its fauna.

MOUNTAIN BIKING Mountain biking : this activity will allow you to take full advantage of all the pleasures offered by the relief of the resort. You will be able to explore it freely on your mountain bike.

Tyrolean traverse This activity is perfect for people looking for thrills. It will allow you to gain height and move at high speed through the trees.

Luting Tubing This activity, very similar to sledding, will allow your child to slide down a ramp on a lifebuoy. He will be able to enjoy all the sensations offered by the luge in summer and in complete safety.

  • What to visit in and around Les Bottières?

Among these places that you must visit in Les Bottières, we can mention : the art gallery Inis, The Great Bell Tower, the Museum of Costumes and Popular Traditions, the Cathedral, Cloister and Crypt.

  • Where to eat in Les Bottières ?

The resort of Les Bottières offers more than 10 restaurants among which we can mention : The Restaurant Le Grenier, The Corbaciere, The Marmots.

  • Where to sleep in Les Bottières ?

Les Bottières offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Chalet La Tuvière Bike Inn, The Cricket, The Originals Le Beausoleil Hotel.

  • What is the size of the Bottières ski area?

The ski area of the resort of Les Bottières has a size of 310 kilometers, divided into 6 trails. Of these runs, the longest is 3 kilometers. It also has 0 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Les Bottières?

This area has an altitude between 1280 meters and 1900 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Bottières ski pass?

Their packages start at 32 euros per day.

  • What is the average cost of renting an apartment in Les Bottières?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 350 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 550 euros.

  • Does the Bottières resort have a bike park?

No, it does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to Les Bottières by train ?

You can easily get there from the Saint Jean de Maurienne train station. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to get to the resort.

  • What is the postal code of Les Bottières ?

The postal code of Bottières is 73300.

  • In which department is the Bottières station located ?

The Bottières station is located in the Savoie department.

  • Does the resort of Les Bottières have a tourist office?

Les Bottières resort is part of the Montagnicimes Les Bottières tourist office. It is located at the Tourist Information Office, Bottières Accueil, 73300 Saint-Pancrace, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Les Bottières ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address

  • Where can I find information about the weather in Les Bottières?

You can find the latest weather report from the Les Bottières station at

  • What is the opening date of the lifts at Les Bottières?

In Les Bottières, the lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions of the massif.

  • Is there an ESF school in Les Bottières ?

Yes, it is at Immeuble l’Etendard 73300 La Toussuire.

What is’s opinion about Les Bottières ?

Bottom line, gives the resort of Les Bottières an average rating of 6.92, which puts it in the 138th place in France. Its strong points are: the evaluation of the Internet users, the average snow cover, the cost of a stay.

Les Bottières ski area map

Les bottières - Ski trail map
Les bottières – Map of the ski slopes
Les sybelles - Map of the ski slopes
Les sybelles – Ski slopes map


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