We love

  • 3-star residence 10 minutes' walk from the ski lifts

  • 10-minute walk to resort center
  • "Famille Plus" label
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Free hiking in July and August*

*2 half-day guided hikes per person (5 years and over) per holiday during the summer school vacations.

Saint François Longchamp is the Savoyard resort for all families, with the Famille Plus label! This resort will surprise you with its magnificent environment, breathtaking panoramas, and numerous activities for all to enjoy!

The residence is less than 10 minutes' walk from the ski lifts giving access to the Grand Domaine Saint François Longchamp - Valmorel. This is Savoie's 5th-largest ski area, with 165 km of slopes between the Maurienne and Tarentaise regions, and is sure to delight thrill-seekers!

The resort also boasts the Espace Nordique du Grand Coin, with Nordic France accreditation, for an introduction to biathlon and cross-country skiing among the fir trees.

Built in the traditional chalet style, Les Balcons du Soleil offers fully-equipped accommodation with Wi-Fi access, opening onto a balcony with a view of the surrounding mountains!


2-room flat - 4 persons - 25 m² approx.

Not available on the requested dates
Accommodation accessible for guests with reduced mobility. Please contact us before you book.
  • Number of beds: 1 pull-out bed (sleeps 2) + 1 bedroom with 1 double bed (sleeps 2)
  • Living room equipment: 1 living room with pull-out bed
  • Kitchen equipment: 1 kitchenette with fridge, electric hob, microwave/grill, dishwasher, coffee maker, kettle and toaster
  • Bathroom equipment: 1 bathroom with separate WC (shower with WC in PMR apartments)
  • Outside : balcony

3-room flat - 6 persons - 37 à 45 m² approx.

Not available on the requested dates
  • Number of beds: 1 pull-out bed (sleeps 2) + 2 bedrooms with 1 double bed each or 2 single beds or 2 bunk beds (sleeps 4)
  • Living room equipment: 1 living room with pull-out bed
  • Kitchen equipment: 1 kitchenette equipped with fridge, electric hob, microwave/grill, dishwasher, coffee maker, kettle and toaster.
  • Bathroom equipment: 1 bathroom with separate WC
  • Outside: balcony

The high bed is not suitable for children under 6 years (decree n° 95 949 of 25/08/1995).

A desire for discovery!

Saint-François-Longchamp is an ancient commune famous for its winter sports destination. The village lies on the northern slopes of the Morienne valley, between 800 and 2800 meters above sea level.

Some places to see and visit in the surrounding area:

  • Chambéry : visit the historic capital of Savoie, also known as a city of Art and History. This old town with its colorful streets and charming courtyards is close to two natural emerald-colored lakes: the large Lac du Bourget and the Lac d'Aiguebelette.
  • Le Parc national de la Vanoise : take a walk in this 53,000-hectare wildlife conservation area! With its preserved and majestic landscapes, it is the perfect place for the passionate of mountain hiking or skiing with its multiple summits exceeding 3 000 meters of altitude.
  • Le Lac de l'Arpettaz : located in Savoie in the Lauzière massif, it is the ideal place for nature and hiking enthusiasts. Don't forget to stop at the Logis des Fées!

Ski area

Grand Domaine Saint François Longchamp – Valmorel

• 165 km of trails (70 km in Saint François and 95 km in Valmorel) • 90 trails • 24 green • 39 blue • 19 red • 8 black and 50 lifts • Special surfing area • boarder cross of the Lune Bleue • 60 km of cross-country ski trails (40 km in Montaimont and 20 km in Valmorel).

A desire for leisure!

Discover the leisure activities close to the residence:

  • Sports: hiking, hiking/yoga, mountain biking, bike park, adventure trails, climbing, rail sledging
  • Leisure activities: cinema, aquasport center

A culinary escape!

Discover the region's culinary specialties: 

  • Chartreuse herbal liqueur 
  • Diots
  • Savoy cheeses (reblochon, abondance, beaufort, tome des Bauges, emmental de Savoie, chevrotin...)
  • Tartiflette, raclette and fondue savoyarde
  • Savoy cake

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Getting there 

Les Balcons du Soleil***

Crêt Villot
73130 St François Longchamp

By car

Highway A43 to La Chambre, exit N° 26 Saint Mariede Cuines then CD213 direction Saint François Longchamp, col de la Madeleine (15 km). In the resort, direction PréVillot La Perelle. 

Car:  please note that special equipment such as chains are mandatory.

By plane

Airports of Chambéry (90 km), Lyon (165 km), Geneva Cointrin (170 km). Shuttle service provided only on Saturdays to and from the airports of Lyon, Chambéry and Grenoble. Information from the Tourist Office.

By train

Saint Avre / La Chambre train station (TGV from Paris). Connection by bus to the station. 

45.422592 / 6.361542

Check-in & Checkout

Check-in:  Saturday between 5 and 8 pm
Checkout:  Saturday between 8 and 10 am


Reception open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am to 12pm and 4pm to 7pm. Saturday from 2pm to 8pm. Sunday from 8.30am to 10.30am.

Reception closed: Wednesday all day and Tuesday afternoon.

Arrivals outside reception opening hours: please contact reception in advance.


Equipment: 1 heated outdoor swimming pool

Payable on site

Tourist tax: 2.53€/night/adult
Deposit: 300€ per accommodation
Eco participation : 0.20€/day/person (from 13 years old)

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