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LA PLAGNE 1800, FRANCE

Ski Holidays in La Plagne 1800, France

La Plagne 1800 is located in the spectacular French Alps and is perfectly situated for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy the exceptional slopes alongside the region’s quaint and cosy atmosphere. With easy accessibility to some of the best runs in the country and amazing conditions, La Plagne 1800 is a fantastic ski destination.

Resort Statistics

La Plagne Ski Resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 76
Intermediates 33
Advanced 19
Snowboarders
Total Runs 128
Good for
  • Families
Resort features Snow sure Glacier Resort High altitude skiing High altitude resort Traditional village resort Lively après ski Resort bus Supermarket
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1800m
Km of Piste 225km
Directions of Slopes 0
Longest Run 6km
Drag Lifts 60
Ski Lifts 105
Snow Parks 1
Highest Lift 3250m
Chairlifts 36
Gondolas/Cable cars 9

La Plagne 1800 Ski Resort

Rather than facing long queues and lots of congestion, visitors can look forward to a more laid-back vibe.

La Plagne 1800 was originally a mining village and it has retained much of its classic charm with plenty of delightful wooden chalets. If you’re looking for a quiet break where you can focus on skiing, relaxing and simply getting away from it all, this is the place for you.

Snow conditions in La Plagne 1800

The ski season at La Plagne 1800 takes place from November to April and the runs are immaculately well-maintained, offering a fantastic experience for visitors regardless of ability.

Skiing in La Plagne 1800

There is a fantastic range of terrain for skiers and snowboarders in La Plagne ranging from 1800m to 3417m. There are 225km of pistes in La Plagne and another 200km in Les Arcs which is accessible via the Vanoise Express. La Plagne 1800 is one part of the Paradiski Ski area which in total make up over 425km of downhill skiing.

The resort has a fantastic reputation for beginners and intermediates. Ranging from nursery runs to more complex routes, the learning curve here is ideal and enables people to develop their skills at a speed they are comfortable with.

Fans of off-piste skiing will be happy with La Plagne’s options, where they can make the most out of the splendid scenery by skiing through the area’s beautiful forest runs.

Apres ski, restaurants and other activities in La Plagne 1800

After your day of skiing is over, La Plagne 1800 is a fantastic place to unwind. One of the top venues is Le Mine Bar, where there is an outdoor terrace offering breathtaking views, along with regular DJs and live music.

When it comes to food, Mamma Mia’s is the leading restaurant in the village, offering a delicious selection of Italian food. La Loup Blanc is another tremendous option, where there is a varied menu ranging from local delicacies to amazing steaks.

Once the lifts are closed you can still access the surrounding villages with the regular bus service running between Plagne 1800, Plagne Centre and Plagne Bellecotte until midnight.

Transfer time in La Plagne 1800

The closest airport to La Plagne 1800 is Chambery, which is around 1 hour and 30 minutes away.