Visits & heritage

In the heart of the Beaufortain, at 1150m altitude, Hauteluce is a beautiful and authentic Savoy village. The log cabins and mazots cling to the slope around the church, its bulbous bell tower and its an exceptional tree.
Hauteluce
In Hauteluce valley every hamlet has his own chapel. The frame & steeple architecture are remarkable.
This church, located in the village centre, will dazzle you with its stunning interior and exterior. You'll be stunned by its amazing decorative elements, from its bell tower with bulb-shaped dome to its gilt altarpieces.
Examples of our valley’s heritage: objects from the past, local traditional dress, reconstruction of old fashioned home and class room, temporary exhibition.
On the northern slope of the Hauteluce valley, below the Outray mountain St Sauveur deserves a visit if only for its chapel (visible only from the outside). It also offers a breathtaking view of the village of Hauteluce.
Hauteluce
The Girotte dam was built in 1946. It was the first in Beaufortain. It is one of the rare dam to be filled with the water coming from "Tré la Tête" glacier next to the Mont-Blanc. That is why the color of her water can be so special green.
This baroque church is famous for its steeple that we call "clocher à bulbe". This monument is dedicated to St Jacques d'Assyrie (1st évêque of Tarentaise).
Small hamlet located between the village of Hauteluce and Belleville. Very beautiful little chapel (visible only from the outside). Some remarkable chalets and mazots.
Hauteluce
From its little hill this lovely chapel seems to take care of the valley.
A hamlet not to be missed just before arriving at Hauteluce or leaving. Very old log cabins, a small alley full of charm and a remarkable chapel (visible only from the outside) with the Beaufortain massif as a backdrop.
Beautiful hamlet preserved a few steps from the village of Hauteluce. You can discover a mill (not visitable) and among the oldest granaries madwood Beaufortain. The stream that runs through the hamlet gives it an almost enchanting side.
Small hamlet located just before arriving at that of Belleville much larger. Charming Savoyard chalets with flower gardens and a pretty little chapel.
This romane style chapel was built in the 7th century. It is rated as historical monument. It is located in Belleville hamlet at the end of Hauteluce valley.
The vast hamlet of Belleville is located at the foot of the Col du Joly, at the end of the valley of Hauteluce. It includes a chapel rather important and interesting in its style. It is composed of farm or imposing chalets.
Very nice little chapel located in the typical St Sauveur hamlet.