Bourg St Maurice is a lot larger than people think. The main high street is pituresque and there is a real hustle and bustle in Bourg that continues throughout the year. There are a good selection of shops and restaurants and various different chains of supermarkets to keep everyone happy. It's easily accessible from the N90. The Eurostar also runs directly to Bourg St Maurice in the Winter season.
Bourg St Maurice is the largest town in this area. From here you can travel to La Rosiere, Sainte Foy, Les Arcs, La Plagne, Montchavin, Les Coches, Tignes, Val D'Isere and Italy. Bourg St Maurice is at the bottom of the Tarentaise Valley and boasts a variety of shops, bars and restaurants. Several large supermarkets, cinema, swimming pool and train station. There are a few festivals and a lovely local market. The next town is Aime. It is very similar to Bourg St Maurice in size and ambiance.