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Les Arcs

Les Arcs itself is actually made up of four modern, purpose built resorts; Arc 1600, Arc 1800, Arc 1950 and Arc 2000, that each offer doorstep access to the fantastic Paradiski area, one of the most extensive and varied ski domains in the world. to simply have dinner…

Les Arcs

This car-free resort has free shuttle buses linking its four villages, which sit at various altitudes, and is known for its diverse skiing opportunities.

Season

December 16, 2017 – April 28, 2018

Ski area

Les Arcs has 200 kilometres of terrain, including the eight-kilometre Aiguille Rouge (Red Needle), which takes you from the highest peak in the resort at 3,226 metres to the hamlet of Villaroger at 1,200 metres. It has 54 lifts, with three green runs, 64 blue, 44 red and 17 black, as well as a terrain park.

Accommodation

Stay close to bars and restaurants at Arc 1800, or choose the village atmosphere of Arc 1600. Arc 2000 allows you to ski to and from your door, while Arc 1950 has modern apartment hotels built in a traditional-style.

Where to stay in Les Arcs

Off-piste

Les Arcs has an igloo village, indoor and outdoor pools, an ice skating rink and offers snowmobiling, snowshoeing, paragliding and dog sledding.

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Les Arcs ski packages

    5 Star
  • Hotel Taj I Mah - Arc 2000

Taj I Mah

Arc 2000 Hotel

7 NIGHTS + BREAKFAST DAILY + 6 DAY LIFT PASS + 6 DAY SKI HIRE
FROM(AUD)
$1,703*pp
    4 Star
  • Hotel Club MMV Les Melezes - Arc 2000

Hotel Club Les Mélèzes

Arc 2000 Hotel Club

7 NIGHTS + BREAKFAST + LUNCH + DINNER + 6 DAY LIFT PASS + 6 DAY SKI HIRE
FROM(AUD)
$1,657*pp
    4 Star
  • Hotel Club MMV Arc 2000 Altitude

Hotel Club Altitude

Arc 2000 Hotel Club

7 NIGHTS + ALL INCLUSIVE MEALS & DRINKS + 6 DAY LIFT PASS + 6 DAY SKI HIRE
FROM(AUD)
$1,824*PP
    4 Star
  • Chalet Altitude Arc 2000

Chalet Altitude

Arc 2000 Apartments

7 NIGHTS + 6 DAY LIFT PASS + 6 DAY SKI HIRE
FROM(AUD)
$943*pp
    4 Star
  • Chalet de l'Ours - Arc 2000

Chalet de l'Ours

Arc 2000 Apartments

7 NIGHTS + 6 DAY LIFT PASS + 6 DAY SKI HIRE
FROM(AUD)
$973*pp
    5 Star

Arc 1950 Le Village

Arc 1950 Apartments

7 NIGHTS + 6 DAY LIFT PASS + 6 DAY SKI HIRE
FROM(AUD)
$1,178*pp
    5 Star
  • Residence La Source des Arcs

La Source des Arcs

Arc 2000 Apartments

7 NIGHTS + 6 DAY LIFT PASS + 6 DAY SKI HIRE
FROM(AUD)
$1,050*pp
    4 Star
  • Residence Les Arolles

Residence Les Arolles

Arc 2000 Apartments

7 NIGHTS + 6 DAY LIFT PASS + 6 DAY SKI HIRE
FROM(AUD)
$968*pp
    4 Star
  • Residence Cime des Arcs

La Cime des Arcs

Arc 2000 Apartments

7 NIGHTS + 6 DAY LIFT PASS + 6 DAY SKI HIRE
FROM(AUD)
$982*pp

Paradiski

The second-largest linked ski area in the world, Paradiski provides access to 425 kilometres of terrain in the Tarentaise Valley. Its three resorts – Les Arcs, Peisey-Vallandry and La Plagne – are linked by the Vanoise Express cable car.

Paradiski has 160 lifts, with 152 green/blue runs, 79 red and 22 black. Around 70 per cent of the skiable domain is over 2000 metres.
A weekly lift ticket in Paradiski gives skiers a choice to ski one day in each of its neighbour ski areas of Espace Killy (Val d’Isère and Tignes) and The Three Valleys (CourchevelLa TaniaMeribelLes MenuiresVal Thorens ).

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Info & Stats

Les Arcs ski resort is the easiest of French ski resorts to reach from Paris and all the major European capitals! After a direct journey of 4 ½ hours by TGV from Paris, you can reach les Arcs in less than 7 minutes courtesy of the funicular which connects Bourg-Saint-Maurice to Arc 1600.

The funicular operates 7 days a week linking the main town of Bourg St Maurice to Arc 1600 in less than 10 minutes, from 7.30am to 8pm (9pm on Saturdays).

Transfer time
Chambery Airport – 1.5 hours
Lyon, Grenoble & Geneva Airports – 2.5 hours
Bourg st Maurice Train Station – 7 minutes (ski train/funniculaire)

Location Les Arcs & La Plagne, France
Nearest city Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Top elevation
3,250 m (10,660 ft) (3 above 3,000 m (9,800 ft))
Base elevation 1,250 m (4,100 ft)
Skiable area 425 km (264 mi) of runs
Runs 237 (easy: 136; intermediate: 66; difficult: 35) + “Nature” runs
Longest run 10 km (6.2 mi) (2,100 m (6,890 ft) vertical drop)
Lifts 171 (1 funicular, 15 cable cars/gondolas, 62 chair lifts, 93 surface lifts)
Terrain parks 9
Snowmaking 470 cannons

ARC 2000

Its accommodation at the heart of the mountains offers a direct access to the slopes and to the Aiguille Rouge massif picking at 3226m. Arc 2000 is the ultimate high mountain site.
Freeride hot spot, is it historically linked to the emergence of new snow related sports and with its diversified playground at the heart of Paradiski, it is accessible to all skiing levels.

ARC 1950

Discover a world where everything has been thought so you can fully enjoy your stay, without making any concession.
Atypical and with magical overtones, Arc 1950, The Village offers exceptional services with its 5 star apartment hotels, ski-in, ski-out and facing the Mont-Blanc.

ARC 1800

The meeting place for riders and holidaymakers looking for entertainment and great experiences to live.
Made of 4 pedestrian villages on the edge of the forest and a real balcony over the Haute-Tarentaise, Arc 1800 is the confluence point of Paradiski.
The trendy place if one wants to be permeated with the festive spirit of Les Arcs.

ARC 1600

This is where was born the pioneer and avant-garde spirit of les arcs.
Mother of the 3 other sites sharing the same DNA, Arc 1600 is the families’ favourite place.

It will only take you 7 minutes via the funicular to get to Arc 1600 from Bourg Saint Maurice whose TGV station links major European capitals like Paris, London, Brussels or Amsterdam.

Les Arcs is all about variety. When the clouds roll in, head over to Peisey-Vallandry for elegant tree-lined runs, as well as access to the Vanoise Express. This 200-person double-decker cable car crosses the 2km valley to La Plagne in just four minutes – an experience in itself.

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Les Arcs & Peisey Vallandry trail map

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Parakiski trail map

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Les Arcs ski resort images

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Les Arcs Ski Resort Video

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