You'll be enchanted by the charm of this typical alpine village, you'll appreciate the comfort of the cosy traditional stone-and wood-built chalets as well as the breathtaking views across to Mont Pourri Whether you're a skier, boarder or telemarker, you'll love the varied terrain of Sainte-Foy. Acres of virgin powder to explore just a few metres from the pistes, amongst the pines trees, and on the numerous off-piste routes, such as Le Monal and the infamous north face of Fogliettaz.
Sainte Foy, developed only a decade ago, is an intriguing and unexpectedly challenging area close to the Italian border, on the road up to Val d'Isère from Bourg-St-Maurice. The cognoscenti from Val – particularly specialist off-piste ski schools – often use Sainte Foy as an alternative hunting ground if Val d'Isère's lifts are affected by strong winds. Or even just for a change. The village is tiny and quaint and there are only a handful of lifts. But the terrain, almost entirely in the trees and much of it off-piste, is challenging. Heli-skiers often return from the Italian slopes across the border, via some of Sainte Foy's outlying slopes.