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Ski Holidays, Les Arcs, France

The Les Arcs ski area is now one of the most popular skiing destinations, linked to the neighboring ski area of Plagne which combined offers 425km of skiing and loads and loads of off piste in a ski area known as the Paradiski. The local ski pass covers 200km of excellent skiing.

You have several villages to choose as your base, Les Arcs 1600 and Les Arcs 1800 offer the best night life and views towards Mont Blanc. Arcs 1950 is an American ski in ski out village with some of the best self-catered apartments available anywhere. Les Arcs 2000 is ‘chalet central’ and offer both altitude and easy access to skiing. Peisey Vallandry is where the Vanoise Express double decker cable car links to La Plagne and is popular with guests looking to ski the full area. We also offer several chalets in the small village of Villaroger.

Les Arcs Ski Holidays FranceFar and away the most popular accommodation type in Les Arcs is the catered ski chalet, we have a massive range of chalets to suit all group sizes and budgets. Becoming increasingly popular is the Club Med all-inclusive option, Club Med have 2 hotels in Les Arcs and a third will open in time for the 2018/19 season in Les Arcs 1800.

The skiing in Les Arcs is suitable for all levels from complete beginners to advanced skiers. There are plenty of tree lined runs in case the weather closes in.

Les Arcs Ski Holidays FranceThere are around 10 runs that never get groomed, nine black runs and one red, the many off piste options are plentiful and a major draw for advanced skiers.

Les Arcs is an intermediate skiers playground, you have a huge area to explore and most of the runs will be within your ability.

Despite the lack of any green runs for beginners, there are several nursery slopes that offer an excellent place to learn known as “ski Tranquille” zones. There are 10 free beginners lifts 1600, 1800 and Villaroger. Although Les Arcs doesn’t use the green run classification, many of the blues are wide long and could be graded green in other resorts. For example, the blue Foret run down to Vallandry is a beginners dream run.

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