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LES ARCS 1800, FRANCE

Ski Holidays in Les Arcs 1800

Spread along the edge of a beautiful forest in the Tarentaise Valley, Les Arcs 1800 is the biggest and liveliest of the Les Arcs villages and benefits from sunshine and picturesque views.

Resort Statistics

les arcs ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 57
Intermediates 33
Advanced 18
Snowboarders
Total Runs 108
Good for
  • Off piste
  • Families
  • Groups
Resort features Nightclub Bowling Walking Trails Gym Parapenting Snow sure Glacier Resort High altitude skiing High altitude resort Lively après ski Resort bus Supermarket Tourist Office
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1800m
Km of Piste 200km
Directions of Slopes N/W, N, N/E, S/W
Drag Lifts 41
Ski Lifts 82
Snow Parks 1
Highest Lift 3250m
Chairlifts 33
Gondolas/Cable cars 8

Les Arcs 1800 Ski Resort

With plenty of shops, restaurants and entertainment attractions spread across the area, it’s easy to see why skiers come back here every year. Along with all of the fantastic facilities, there is easy access to some of the best runs in Europe through the efficient cable car network. Les Arcs 1800 is the most popular Les Arcs villages due to its ski-in, ski-out convenience.

Snow conditions in Les Arcs 1800

The season runs from November to April and snowmaking equipment is used on some runs to ensure the best possible surface for visitors.

Skiing in Les Arcs 1800

Access to the ski area is incredibly easy, you have the choice of altitude skiing in the Arc 2000 bowl or long, tree lined red and blue runs down to the unspoilt hamlet of Peisey Nancroix, or, in the other direction, to Arc 1600 and Arc 1950.

The sheer variety of runs available in the area make it a paradise for winter sports fans. Beginners will love some of the routes in Carreley and Villars, while the ski tranquille zone is ideal for people looking to improve their confidence.

As well as this, intermediates have plenty to look forward to, with Mont Blanc and Foret two of the most popular regions. Experts are not left out either, with the Aiguille Rouge providing a 2,000m vertical drop and offering some magnificent views.

With so many runs to choose from, it is wise to plan your days thoroughly to make sure you see as much of the great resort as possible.

Apres ski, restaurants and other activities in Les Arcs 1800

Away from the slopes, there is plenty to look forward to at Les Acres 1800. Eateries such as Terrases du Miravidi Le Charvet and Charmettoger Arc 1800 offer exceptional food with some stunning picturesque views.

Once you’ve had a bite to eat, you can head over to Bowling La Station, which is the perfect attraction for families. Snooker tables, video games, mini football and giant screens are available alongside 8 bowling lanes.

Transfer time in Les Arcs 1800

Chambery is the closest airport to Les Arcs 1800 and is around 80 miles away.