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Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Valmorel at 20 km from Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines

Visit Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines is situated in the Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Valmorel at 20 km and Val Thorens at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



Ski resort at 20 km (direction north-east)

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm of...

See Valmorel guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 22 km (direction east)

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide


Ski resort at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel...

See Meribel guide


Ski resort at 24 km (direction west), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of...

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

Courchevel, ski resort in the 'Three Valleys region', is also popular with...

See Courchevel guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a...

See Albertville guide


Ski resort at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very...

See Chambery guide


Ski resort at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular...

See Deux-Alpes guide
Vanoise National Park

Vanoise National Park

National Parc at 42 km (direction east)

The stunning mountain scenery in the Vanoise National Park ensure...

See Vanoise National Park guide


at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed to...

See Nevache guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 47 km (direction south), in the Isere department

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic...

See Ecrins National Park guide
Les Arcs

Les Arcs

Ski resort at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

Centred around Bourg-Saint-Maurice and within the Paradiski ski region, the Les...

See Les Arcs guide

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Map of places to visit near Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines


Markets in and near Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (8km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (19km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Brides-les-Bains: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Froges: market Saturday (31km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (33km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)

More information about Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines, France

What to do at Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines.


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (51km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (8km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (40km)
  • Massif des Bauges (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (28km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (33km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (46km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (48km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (15km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (24km)
  • Mont Granier (32km)
  • La Meije (37km)
  • Mont Jalla (47km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines is in the east of France at 40 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines is 492 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines

Canton: Chambre

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73130

Distance to Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines

from Chambery (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 492 km

from Calais: 705 km

from Nice: 198 km

from Bordeaux: 543 km

from Strasbourg: 377 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Hermillon, La Chambre, Le Chatel, Montaimont, Montgellafrey, Montvernier, Notre-Dame-du-Cruet, Pontamafrey-Montpascal, Saint-Alban-Des-Villards, Saint-Avre, Saint-Colomban-Des-Villards, Saint-Etienne-de-Cuines, Saint-Martin-sur-la-Chambre and Saint-Remy-de-Maurienne.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines

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