The enchanting valley town of Bourg Saint Maurice, the capital of the Haute Tarentaise region, is overlooked by the imposing alpine mountains of Vanoise, Beaufortain and Mont Blanc. Major sporting events such as canoeing, cycling, paragliding, race walking and skiing are held regularly in and around the town but the countryside is there to be enjoyed at a leisurely pace too!The Museum of the Costume and the Fairy-tale House are worth a visit and if you enjoy tasting local French gastronomy, the local specialties include fondue, raclette and tartiflette. These dishes are all made from local cheese.Train travel: a new way to discover Bourg-Saint-Maurice At 10 hours from London with the high-speed TGV train, Bourg-Saint-Maurice has an easy access. French high-speed trains are, without a doubt, the fastest way to travel between major cities. Your journey will be very relaxing thanks to the bar buffet where you can get something to eat from a large selection of meals, snacks and drinks. Departing from St. Pancras, you will need to take a TER, a TGV and an Eurostar train to go to Bourg Saint Maurice station. If you want to experience travelling on a night train, you can also choose to take the Intercite de nuit that operates by night.