Paradiski is one of the most visited ski areas in the entire world. Made up of La Plagne, Les Arcs and Peisey Vallandry, the resorts attract over 4.7 million skiers a season (2.5 million for La Plagne and 2 million for Les Arcs). The 425 km of slopes include 232 pistes of varied grades to suit all abilities and is a fantastic all round ski area that attracts families and groups of all ages. With so much choice across the resorts there is something to suit everyone.
Ski holidays in La Plagne are best suited to families with the large number of chalets, childcare facilities and brilliant ski schools in each of the villages. Ski holidays in Les Arcs are great for groups with the large selection of cheaper accommodation and the fantastic après spots at Arc 1800 and 2000.
There have been several new additions to the resorts this season, discover what’s new in La Plagne and what’s new in Les Arcs. The Paradiski area is the perfect destination for your next ski holiday, take a look at the top slopes to conquer on your adventure to Paradiski area this year.
5. Levasset (blue run) – La Plagne
This is a fantastic, long; wide blue run that starts at the top of the Roche De Mio and flows down the backside of the La Plagne ski area towards Champagny. If you are visiting La Plagne on a peak date or it’s particularly busy one day, you will often find that this sector of the ski area is much quieter than the Plagne Centre and Bellecote regions.
4. Arpette (blue run) – La Plagne
At the top of the Arpette chairlift in Plagne Bellecote there is a series of blue runs that lead back down to the villages, all of these are wide runs that are perfect for warming up the ski legs at the start of the week. The Arpette is a wide and rolling run that is great for speed and flying over the rollers.
3. Renard (blue run), Belette (red run) and Bosses (black run) – Les Arcs
From the Derby chairlift between Peisey Vallandry and Arc 1800 there are this series of runs that are brilliant for all abilities. If you are with the family or a group of friends with mixed standards, this is the perfect place where you can all choose your favourite type of run and then just meet back at the bottom of the Derby run.
2. Aiguille Rouge (black run) – Les Arcs
The legendary Aiguille Rouge black run begins at the highest point in Les Arcs, at 3226m. From here you can opt for the red Arandelieres run but you may as well take the black Aiguille Rouge. It’s an 8km beast with a vertical descent of over 2000m, it’s best to be conquered first thing before queues build up at the gondola.
1. Les Sources (red run) – La Plagne
La Sources is a 4km run that starts at the top of the Roche de Mio and leads down into Belle Plagne. There is only one steep section is the piste which makes the classification of a red run but the majority of it is like a blue run. It’s a long, fun run with varied gradients that all levels of skiers will enjoy. Advanced skiers will enjoy flying down the run while intermediate skiers will enjoy the mixed terrain.
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