Saint Sorlin d'Arves is in Rhône-Alpes, in Savoy in the valley of the Maurienne.
Direct access to the village from Saint Jean de Maurienne, at 23kms, by highway.
THE COL DE LA CROIX DE FER IS CLOSED DURING WINTER. All informations and advise on : http://www.savoie-route.fr/?lang=en
Here you can find real-time information during periods of winter large traffic, summer migrations or extreme weather events.
Some recommendations to drivers:
- By bad weather conditions: adjust your speed and be more careful.
- It is forbidden to overtake snowplows while they are operating
- Do not forget your snow chains, let them accessible and, before the departure, try to put them on your vehicle.
- Equip yourself with warm clothes, a flashlight, bottles of water and food.