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Les Arcs in France Resort Guide

Les Arcs is commonly associated with the cutting edge of snow sports - from the world famous Flying Kilometre - where everything from skiers to mountain bilkers hurl themselves down the specially prepared near vertical piste, and recreational skiers can do so too - although not from the top, so also it pioneered the ski evolutif learning method on short skis, but this purpose built resort is still simply a great place to ski, with a good record for snow holding and a vast range of pistes for all abilities. Purpose built over 30 years ago, it is set over three levels - Arc 1600, Arc 1800 and Arc 2000 and each has its own local amenitites - from bars and restaurants, while lower down the valley, as well as the funicular link to the rail head of Bourg St Maurice itself (it takes only seven minutes), there are a number of attractive smaller villages and hamlets joining into the Les Arcs circuit such as Peisey- Nancroix and Le PreVillaroger. The sheer choice and variety of skiing is excellent with lifts rising high on the Aiguille Rouge to give skiing on the Glacier du Varet to offer some challenging skiing up here. There are scenic tree lined runs, good off piste, and nursery slopes from the door -especially so up at Arc 2000. Snowscooting is another sport on offer.

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Resort Statistics

  RESORT HEIGHT 1600    VERTICAL DESCENT  2025    OPENS  December-May
               BEGINNER RATING 6

Lift Pass Prices From

  • Adult One Day Pass : 37 Euros
  • Adult Six Day Pass : 176 Euros
  • Child One Day Pass : 28 Euros
  • Child Six Day Pass : 132 Euros

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