Saint Martin de Belleville is a charming ski resort located in the Savoie region of the French Alps. It sits at an altitude of around 1,450 meters and is part of the renowned Les Trois Vallées ski area, which is the largest interconnected ski area in the world.
Despite its relatively small size in terms of slopes directly accessible from the village, Saint Martin de Belleville offers easy access to the extensive network of pistes within Les Trois Vallées. This means that visitors have access to over 600 kilometers of ski runs and 186 ski lifts, ensuring an incredible variety of terrain suitable for skiers and snowboarders of all levels.
The village itself retains a traditional Alpine charm, with picturesque streets lined with stone and wooden chalets, giving it a cozy and welcoming atmosphere. Unlike some of the larger, more bustling resorts in the region, Saint Martin de Belleville is known for its quieter, family-friendly vibe, making it an ideal destination for those seeking a more relaxed ski holiday.
In addition to its excellent skiing and snowboarding opportunities, Saint Martin de Belleville boasts a selection of quality restaurants, cafes, and shops where visitors can unwind and indulge after a day on the slopes. The village also offers other winter activities such as snowshoeing, sledding, and ice skating, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Step into a world where snow-capped peaks meet cozy chalets and the air is filled with the promise of adventure. Saint Martin de Belleville, nestled snugly within the embrace of Les Trois Vallées, invites you to embark on a journey of Alpine enchantment.
Venture forth into a winter wonderland of endless possibilities. While Saint Martin de Belleville boasts modest slopes, it serves as a gateway to the boundless terrain of Les Trois Vallées. With over 600km of pistes and 186 ski lifts at your disposal, each run becomes a thrilling escapade into the unknown. Glide down the Gros Tougne run into La Violette, where panoramic vistas unfold before your eyes, etching memories that last a lifetime.
Satisfy your cravings with a symphony of flavors that celebrate the art of Alpine cuisine.
As the sun dips below the horizon, the village comes alive with the rhythm of après-ski revelry.
Embrace the quaint charm of Saint Martin de Belleville, where time seems to stand still amidst the timeless beauty of the village.
Wander through streets lined with centuries-old farmhouses, each whispering tales of bygone eras. Explore the rich tapestry of the village’s history at the local museum, where the past comes to life in vivid detail. Retreat to the refined elegance of refurbished hotels like the Lodji, where every moment is a testament to the art of Alpine hospitality.
The Lodji Hotel stands as a beacon of Alpine luxury, promising an unforgettable escape into the heart of the French Alps. From the moment we stepped foot into this haven of elegance, we knew our stay would be nothing short of extraordinary.
Our three-night stay from January 25th to 27th was a journey into opulence and comfort. Despite being relatively new, in its third winter season, the hotel exudes a sense of timeless charm blended with modern sophistication. The meticulous attention to detail in its design is evident at every turn, offering a luxurious chalet ambiance that instantly made us feel at home. From the cozy family atmosphere to the breathtaking balcony views of the slopes, the Lodji Hotel captured our hearts from the moment we arrived.
The culinary experience at the Lodji Hotel surpassed all expectations. Breakfast was a visual and gastronomic delight, with a lavish spread that left us in awe. And dinner? Indulging in a sumptuous fondue for one was a highlight, perfectly complemented by the succulent Angus steak that left us craving for more.
After a day on the slopes, the hotel’s spa beckoned with promises of rejuvenation and relaxation. From the outdoor jacuzzi with views of the snowy peaks to the heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, and well-equipped gym, every amenity was designed to pamper and revitalize the senses.
Surprisingly for a hotel nestled in the serene confines of Saint Martin de Belleville, the Lodji Hotel’s bar came alive with the vibrant energy of après-ski. With live DJs, crackling log burners, and a selection of local Gamay red wine, the atmosphere was electric, creating memories that would last a lifetime.
Our stay at the Lodji Hotel was nothing short of magical. It’s the kind of place you mark on your calendar for that one week a year, every year, indefinitely. From the exquisite accommodations to the culinary delights and the spa sanctuary, every moment was a testament to Alpine luxury at its finest. As we reluctantly bid farewell to this enchanting retreat, we knew one thing for certain: we would cherish the memories of our stay at the Lodji Hotel for years to come.
Saint Martin de Belleville beckons, offering a tapestry of experiences woven from the threads of adventure, culinary delight, and timeless charm. Lose yourself amidst snow-dusted streets and towering peaks, where every moment is a symphony of magic waiting to be discovered. Come, embrace the spirit of winter in Saint Martin de Belleville, where dreams take flight amidst the snowflakes, and memories are etched in the heart forevermore.
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