A collection of 10 small villages with oodles of character, La Plagne is situated amongst the Savoie French Alps. Overlooking the Tarantaise Valley, Mont-Blanc and Beaufortain ranges, skiing holidays to La Plagne are picturesque and memorable. The uncrowded high-altitude slopes are quiet compared to Les Arcs. Each purpose built village boasts shops, bars, restaurants, ski schools and fun children's villages. Placing all amenities within easy reach contributes towards having a top ski holiday!
Skiing in La Plagne
The long awaited ‘Paradiski’ area finally opened in 2003 linking La Plagne to neighbouring top ski resort Les Arcs, creating an impressive total skiing domain of 425km of downhill slopes to take advantage of. The speedy double decker cable car ‘Vanoise Express’ created a large skier’s paradise of snow-sure slopes ideal for all abilities. La Plagne is perfect for family ski holidays as it benefits from having nurseries in virtually every village for children to enjoy the snow. It's also a great choice for intermediates with lots of wide cruising runs to enjoy.
Skiing in La Plagne can vary from wide open sweeping pistes to pretty tree laden runs. The views in La Plagne can be breathtaking so remember to take your camera up the mountain with you! The highest point, Bellcote glacier, sits at 3,250m and features more testing difficult runs for those feeling brave. Snowboarders are well catered for with four snow parks featuring three boarder crosses and a half pipe.
Olympic Bobsleigh Run
Activities in La Plagne include the exhilarating Olympic bobsleigh run where you can reach speeds of 134km/h. You can choose from a selection of solo, group or professional rides for the ultimate adrenaline rush on your La Plagne skiing holiday.
Accommodation in La Plagne
There is an abundance of accommodation for La Plagne skiing holidays to cater for all budgets. There are lots of purpose built apartments so cheap accommodation is available. As there is such a variety, the best winter deals can be found in La Plagne, from the contemporary resort of Aime La Plagne to the environmentally friendly car-free Belle Plagne. All villages are well-connected with lifts, gondolas or the efficient bus service. Check out our amazing Eclipse Ski deals for La Plagne..
|Resort altitude||2050m||Skiing altitude||1250m-3250m|
|Transfer time||2hrs 30mins||Longest run||13km|
|Total kms of piste:||425km||Cross country|
|Snow canons||470||Slope direction||N, S, E, W|
|Nursery area||12||Number of lifts||85|
|Night skiing||Yes||Snow making||Yes|
|Season||Dec - Apr||Mountain restaurants||21|
|Ski bus||Yes||Linked resorts||Les Arcs|
|Summer skiing||No||Terrain parks||4|
|Half pipe||1||Tree runs||Yes|
Summary: Skill level, features and activities
|Type of resort||Alpine|
|Suitable for families|
|Apres ski (nightlife)|
|Public Swimming Pool|