BEST picnic spots
In the Heart of Nature
Taking a break to eat between two slopes, facing Mont Blanc or in the company of marmots, embodies the spirit of Natural Ski in Sainte-Foy. In the ski area, discover our top 4 picnic spots to enjoy your snack and, at the same time, get a breathtaking view.
1. Picnic facing Mont-Blanc: at the top of la Marquise (2425m)
Perched at 2425 meters of altitude at the foot of Col du Granier, the Marquise ski lift takes you directly to this legendary picnic spot of the Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise ski area. Settle down here for a picnic in the heart of nature, a timeless moment with Mont Blanc as your backdrop.
2. Picnic with marmots: at the intersection of Grand Solliet and la Chapelle slopes (1850m)
Located on a small plateau downstream from the Saint Guérin chapel, which marks the intersection of Chapelle and Grand Solliet slopes, this picnic spot on the Natur’Marmottes space offers a natural and wooded setting, where a few picnic tables have been placed just for you! Keep your eyes peeled, between bites, some have already spotted marmots waking up…
3. Picnic facing the glaciers: at the start of the Marquise ski lift (1850m)
From the upper Charmettes, starting from la Marquise, the picnic promises to be delightful just for the view. From up there, you can gaze down upon Mont Turia and Dôme de la Saché. After feasting your eyes on the splendid mountains around you, you’ll set off skiing with a full stomach and dazzled eyes!
4. Picnic in the middle of the forest: at the end of the playful Nuts & Foxy slope (1800m)
Located slightly downhill from the playful slope animated by Nuts & Foxy, families will particularly appreciate this little corner of paradise. At the edge of the larch trees, parents can take their time enjoying their picnic while looking at the magnificent view over the valley. Meanwhile, the impatient little ones can race down the playful slope and its modules.
5. The place that pleases you (1550-2622m)
And in the end, you can have a picnic wherever you please! The key is to find a pretty and safe spot that doesn’t hinder other skiers, for a convivial moment at the peak or in the heart of the forest.
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