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Les Arcs ski holidays

Forming one half of the world-famous 425km Paradiski area in France, a ski holiday to Les Arcs means you'll be greeted with 242 wide-open, snowsure runs and super-convenient access to the lifts and slopes.

 

We have six wonderful family ski chalets in the tree-lined, picturesque area of Les Arcs called Plan Peisey. This calm and quiet village is like a balcony overlooking the Peisey-Nancroix valley. It's convenient too as you'll be right next to the impressive Vanoise Express cable car which links directly into neighbouring La Plagne. 

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At a glance...
  • Neilson Mountain Collection available
  • New ski resort for 2019/20
  • 425km ski area
  • Snowsure with a glacier
  • Fantastic tree-skiing
  • Great for families
  • Saturday flying from Birmingham, Bristol, Gatwick, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle & Stansted
  • 3 hour 30 minute transfer

Plan Peisey is full of old world charm with many traditional chalets sitting alongside recently renovated farm buildings and the odd 60s and 70s architecture too. Nightlife is low key but there's a nice choice of restaurants and bars for some relaxed evenings out.

 

Complete beginners can get to grips on the many green runs whilst intermediates and advanced skiers and boarders can push themselves to new heights with black and red runs.  

On the mountain

On the mountain

This is a big mountain with altitude, an amazing variety of pistes and guaranteed snow thanks to a glacier. Beginners will love the wide green runs close to the villages while intermediates can enjoy some of the best tree skiing around with runs of up to 7km through the woods to Vallandry.

 

The fast link over La Plagne really opens this area up for the mile-munchers. You'd be hard pushed to ski the whole area in a season, let alone a week. The area is really accessible too so there's lots of off-piste to be had without the need for a transceiver.

Les Arcs piste map

Les Arcs resort stats

Resort altitude: 1950m to 2000m

Skiing altitude: 1250m to 3250m

Glacier: Yes

Ski area size: 425km in the Paradiski area

Number of runs: 242

Range of runs: 32% green, 44% blue, 15% red and 9% black

Lifts: 94 drags, 62 chairlifts, 12 gondola, 2 cable cars and 1 funicular

Night skiing: Yes

Cross country trails: 91km

Snowmaking: 22% runs covered

Resort bus: Yes

Les Arcs travel info

Les Arcs travel info

Departure airports: Birmingham, Bristol, Gatwick, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle & Stansted

Departure day: Saturday

Arrival airport: Grenoble

Flying time: approx. 2 hours 

Transfer time: approx. 3 hours 30 minutes

Mille8

Off the mountain

The Mille8 is a new après-ski centre directly on the piste just above Arc 1800 with unbelievable views over Mont Blanc. Slide, swim, relax, savour delicious food and have fun in a unique alpine playground. It's open day and night so there's no excuse to miss it.

 

La Piscine is a 3800m2 indoor aquatic centre and part of the Mille8. Spend time swimming, in chilling the jacuzzi, hot tubs, waterfalls and grottos or enjoy complete relaxation and rest tired ski-legs in the wellness and fitness centre.

 

La Folie Douce après bar is coming to Les Arcs in 2019/20. It'll be above Les Arc 1800 in the Mille8 leisure zone with the blue Foret piste taking you back down to Peisey Vallandry. There's even a bus back to Peisey from the Folie on Thursday evenings if you fancy some dancing in your boots!

Les Arcs offers

Les Arcs offers

Save some money for après with our ski & board offers...

 

Free ski guiding and coaching from fully qualified Neilson Mountain Experts when you stay in any Mountain Collection catered ski chalet in Les Arcs

 

Free Paradiski lift pass upgrade Valid for pre-booked local lift passes on 4 and 11 January or 28 March arrivals

 

Free child lift pass for 5-12s when you pre-book two adult lift passes on 21 December or 11 April 

 

Free lift passes for under 5s available in resort

Don't miss...

Don't miss...

The Vanoise Express double-decker cable car is one of the largest cable cars in the world and is definitely worth a ride. It links Les Arcs to La Plagne and stretches over a mile across the valley floor carrying over 200 passengers. Impressive!

 

Head over to the dedicated speed skiing course to see people hitting some crazy speeds. They often have practice sessions and races where they reach speeds over 100mph (the record is currently 158.4mph)! You can even have a go yourself if you're good enough and brave enough.

Les Arcs ski holidays snow report

Snow due
8th Dec

19cm expected

Next 5 days
72cm

Total expected

Depth upper
120cm

Current Depth

Depth lower
60cm

Current Depth

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