Sightseeing

Sites remarquables :

Saint Bernard Pass (45min): situated between France and Italy (2,188 meters high). It has a number of large archeological and historical relics, a walk of “discovery” (garden of Chanousia, cromlech, hospice of Petit Saint Bernard).

Iseran Pass ( 45min): 2,764 meters high, it’s the highest road pass in France and Europe. It links Val d’Isère in Tarentaise Valley to Bonneval-sur-Arc in Maurienne Valley. It’s an important place for cycling « Tour de France ».

The Dam of Tignes (count 20min): one of highest in the world with its 150 meters high. The fresco of 1,200m² which is painted on the dam, called “the Giant”.

Le “Cormet de Roselend” (count 1h): situated 1,968 meters high, this pass symbolizes the border between the Tarentaise Valley and the Beaufortain Valley. It offers breathtaking views on the different landscapes of these valley.

“La vallée des Glaciers” (count 45min): set in Tarentaise Valley, on the border with Italy. It presents beautiful landscapes, and walks. It’s part of the Mont Blanc Tour.

“La vallée de Rosuel” (count 1h30): surrounded by the highest peaks like “Le Sommet de Bellecôte”, “le Mont Pourri”. It’s an entry for the National Park of Vanoise.

“Le village de la Gurraz” (count 15min): At the bottom of the “Mont Pourri”, built on a rocky promontory with traditional chalets.

Le vallon de Champagny-le-Haut” (count 1h15): surrounded by “la Grande Motte” and “la Grande Casse”. Situated in a preserved and remarkable nature park. It’s a « door » of the National Park of Vanoise. Through a large number of walks , with disabled access, discover different villages which have kept its traditional architecture.

“Le vallon des Prioux” (count 1h15): in the center of highest peaks (“le Mont Blanc”, “l’Aiguille du Polset”). There is the famous resort-village of Pralognan-la-Vanoise, the main town of the National Park of Vanoise.

“The Nature Reserve of Hauts Villaroger” (count 15min): created in 1991, is set in Villaroger Commune with an area of 1,062 hectares. It shelters protected species like the Tétras-Lyre, it’s inaccessible for walkers or skiers without a guide.

Séez:

Sightseeing in Séez village (count 20min):

Espace Saint Eloi (Forge, jewelery Savoyarde, art baroque) (forge, Savoyard jewelery, baroque art)
Monday to Saturday, from 2pm to 6pm.
Adults: € 3 and children under 12 free if accompanied by an adult.

Moulin de Saint Germain / Saint Germain’s Mill
From July 10 to August 31: guided tour of Monday to Thursday (Wednesday at 10 am: guided tour of the chapel of St-Germain)
Free admission

Eglise St Pierre et son trésor / The church of Saint Peter and its treasure

From June 12 to September 17: every day.
From Monday to Saturday: 3pm – 6pm. Free admission

Fabrique artisanale de crozet / Artisan Crozet Fabrication
Shop and restaurant: All year round from Monday to Saturday 8:30 am to 7:30 pm / Sunday: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.
Visit of the workshops of manufacture of Crozets: Thursday in July-August: guided tour at 10am and 11am.

Maison des Artisans et du Patrimoine / The House of Artisans and Heritage
From 10 July to 31 August 2017: Workshops on request according to the different artisans: drawing, painting, mosaic, pottery, textile creations (knitting, crochet, sewing)

Tannerie Favre
Two centuries of the work of the skins (since 1805).
From Monday to Saturday from 9.30am to 12pm and from 2pm to 7pm. Free admission.

Filature Arpin

Founded in 1817, the cloth factory is the witness of an old textile industry which always creates its products in the purest of craft traditions. July – August, guided tour (reservation advised) – Monday to Friday morning: 10h30-13h30 & 14h45 – 16h.
Adult: 5 € / Child: 3 €.
Filature Arpin – La Fabrique, 73700 Séez
Tél. 04 79 07 28 79- Email : boutique@arpin1817.com

Col du petit St Bernard:

Hospice du Petit St Bernard / Small St Bernard’s Hospice
Open from June 17th to September 17th. June and September: every day, 10.30 – 16.30. July / August: every day, 10 am-6pm.

Jardin de la Chanousia / The Botanic garden of Chanousia
From July 3rd to September 17th (subject to availability): daily, 9 am-6pm.
Rates: 3 € / adult and free for children -10 years old.
Guided tour supplement 1 €.

Informations at the Tourist Office of Séez : +33 (0)4 79 41 00 15 / www.otseez.com