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Saint Martin de Belleville

Saint Martin de Belleville is composed of 22 hamlets along the highly scenic Vallee de Belleville and, with its traditional-style wood and stone buildings, offers a real dose of Savoie charm.

The surrounding area has a particularly rich natural and architectural heritage. Situated in the vast adventure sports domain of Les Trois Vallees, St Martin – together with the resorts of Les Menuires and Val Thorens – has plenty of pedestrian paths for walkers to choose from leading through forests and high pastures up to lofty mountain tops. The lifts will take you to the Mont de la Chambre at 2850m or the Tougnète summit at 2434m. With both, there are spectacular views out over the Alps. 

This corner of the Alps is really one giant outdoor playground and it’s possible to participate in pretty much any sport and activity you can think of: ice climbing, via ferrata, biking, canyoning, fishing at a high altitude lake, hydrospeed or white water swimming… Try and find the time to go out into the valley to one of a number of Alpine chalets where you can see cheeses like Beaufort and Tomme de Savoie being made on site.

Savoie’s mouthwatering cuisine is a big part of the attraction of any holiday in the region and Bellevilloise delicacies include country ham cooked in white wine, served with polenta, and special sausages called “Pomonniers”. Then there are the crisp Savoyard wines, the aromatic mountain honey and the spiced gingerbread to sample too.

In the nearby resort of Les Menuires, just 5 minutes away by car from Saint Martin, it’s possible to go summer sledging as well as have a go at quad biking, horse riding, tennis, archery and judo.

Top summer activities to experience in St Martin de Belleville

Please note Peak Retreats do not book any activities and most activities are payable therefore the below is just for information. More detailed information and how to book can be found on the tourist office website

Here are some ideas of activities, however there is plenty more on offer!

Located in the heart of the village in an old farmhouse, the Museum of Saint-Martin-de-Belleville traces 150 years of history of the Vallée des Belleville - the story of how this almost self-sufficient mountain village became a tourist destination.

Climbing adventures
Forêt des Aventuriers - explore part of the village of Saint-Martin-de-Belleville in an unusual way through accrobranche. Climb from tree to tree along a suspended course to test your agility and adventurous side. Perfect for thrill-seekers and mountain lovers. Children's course from age 4. Large course from 1.40m.

Crazy golf
Share a moment of togetherness with family or friends on an 18-hole crazy-golf course. The course is ideal for introducing children to this game of skill.

Outdoor tennis courts
Outdoor tennis courts available to hire.

Fun park
A children’s paradise in a 500m2 fun facility with discovery games, trampolines, slides, ball pools and rope bridges. In Les Menuires.

Mountain biking/cycling
Over 40 trails for all levels, special road biking routes, and a large Bike Park - it offers a wide range of possibilities for bikers.

The Vallée des Belleville is certified by the Accueil Vélo label and has specially trained advisors to guide you at the tourist office receptions. Bike service areas dedicated to maintaining your equipment are available for self-service and numerous ski lifts provide easy access to the summits of Les 3 Vallées and to the Bike Park (certified Sites VTT-FFC).

Plenty of trails and routes to choose from in the mountains, from easy to challenging.

Further afield in Les Menuires...

Mountain coaster
Come aboard La Mine, the toboggan on rails. 1000m of downhill twists and turns... located in Les Menuires. Accessible to children from 5 and a minimum height of 1m10 on the parents' sled. Accessible alone in the sled from the age of 10 and with a minimum height of 1m40.

Pump track and skate park
A pumptrack is a closed loop circuit that allows you to maintain your speed without pedalling, just by giving a push with your arms, and without too much effort thanks to the bumps and turns of the course. By bike, skateboard, roller or scooter, the park is located in the Preyerand area of Les Menuires and are freely accessible.

Via Ferrata
There are two freely accessible Via Ferrata trails, one at Le Lavassay for beginners and another for improvers at Le Cochet. Minimum height 1m40. Located in Les Menuires.

Acro bungee trampolines and trampolines
From 2 years of age, at La Croisette's in Les Menuires. For kids aged 6 and over, there is also Acro Bungy where they can jump and do acrobatics while suspended to elasticated bungee ropes.

Aqua centre
La Bulle des Bruyères (aqua fun & wellness area) is family-friendly and has a paddling pool, massage jets and a river with currents. Located in Les Menuires.

St Martin de Belleville shops, restaurants & bars

In the summer months, around a dozen bars are open in St Martin de Belleville and 15 restaurants.

You will then find usual amenities such as a small grocery store, bakery, tabac, post office, sports shops, doctors, pharmacy, tourist office etc.

Getting to Saint Martin de Belleville, France

By road
Driving distance from Calais to Saint-Martin is approx. 960km (596 miles) (approx. 9hrs). Motorway A43 Lyon/Albertville. Main road N90.

By rail & air
The nearest train station for Saint Martin de Belleville is Moutiers, 17km away.

4 international airports are nearby. We don't book flights, we invite you to do your own research.

Geneva Airport to St Martin de Belleville is roughly 183km, approximately 2hrs
Chambery Savoie Mont Blanc Airport to St Martin de Belleville is roughly 104km, approximately 1hr 15 mins
Grenoble Alpes Isere Airport to St Martin de Belleville is roughly 174km, approximately 2hrs
Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport to St Martin de Belleville is roughly 181km, approximately 2hrs

Private taxi transfers
Private taxi transfers from airports and train stations are pre-bookable with Peak Retreats. See our airport & station transfers page for more information.

News and Events 2024


Craftsmen market - Thursdays from 9am-6pm. 


  • Soapbox race: 30th June 2024,
  • Artisan beer fete: 26th July-27th July 2024,
  • 15th August festival, 15th August 2024.

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