Culture & Heritage
Museum, heritage walk, guided tours and historic monuments - the rich heritage of Saint-Martin-de-Belleville has a few surprises in store. Unveil the secrets of this village of inimitable charm.
Saint-Martin-de-Belleville Museum reveals the history of the Belleville Valley, retracing its evolution from mountain farming to the development of the ski resorts.
Discover the Saint-Martin-de-Belleville heritage tour. In about ten stages, this walk explores the local monuments and community venues. The tour begins at the parish church.
The Villarenger tour takes you exploring the hamlet's many riches such as the communal oven, the rock with indentations, the restored chapel and the Roman bridge. A great way of soaking up the atmosphere of the ancient Belleville villages.
This ancient flour mill, which has been restored, works with an unusual system of horizontal wheels. It goes back into operation once a week and there are guided tours every Friday to present the site's history. (Sign up at the Tourist Office.)
FACIM is a French association that promotes the heritage and culture of Savoie. It organises a number of guided tours for all publics, including a visit to the Notre-Dame-de-la-Vie Shrine, to the hamlets of Villarenger and Béranger, or even to the mountain pastures. (Sign up at the Tourist Office - places are limited).