Resort La Plagne

France

La Plagne Ski Resort

Located on the edge of the Vanoise Park, the spectacular La Plagne ski resort has over 425kms of piste across a ranging altitude of 1250 – 3250m.  In 2003 the largest and fastest cable car in the world opened and linked La Plagne to Les Arcs Ski Resort creating a vast ski paradise, aptly named “Paradiski”.

The local ski area is made up of wide open and undemanding slopes, making this ideal beginner and intermediate skiing territory.  Directly above this area is the Bellecote mountain, and from here there are plenty of challenging long off piste descents from the summit at 3417m.  Add in the cable car link to Les Arcs, and yet another huge valley is opened up making this ski resort one of the finest for a vast and varied terrain.

La Plagne is home to one of the only bobsleigh and luge tracks which were built in 1992 for the winter Olympics held in Albertville.

La Plagne Winter Activities

It’s not all about the skiing and boarding. La Plagne Ski Resort has plenty more on offer on and off the mountain.

Some of our favourite Winter Activities in this great resort are:

  • Husky Sledding – a really fun activity if you are holidaying as a family.
  • Ice Climbing- Standing at a height of 22m is the man made ice climbing wall.  Challenging but fun nonetheless.
  • Snow-mobiling – a great way of seeing the mountains from a different angle during the day or at night.
  • Olympic Bobsleigh run – an exhilarating experience of 19 bends and 1500m of thrills – although not so for everyone!
  • Swimming pool and spa – located in Plagne Centre and includes outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna and Jacuzzi.

Childcare La Plagne

If you are holidaying with children and would like to arrange childcare during your stay, we recommend the following two private companies:  www.alpine-child-care.co.uk  & www.safehandsfrance.com,

Our Chalet locations

Our catered ski chalets are situated in 3 of these smaller resorts; namely Montchavin, Les Coches and Plagne 1800.

Chalets Mont Blanc, Arnica and our Snow Eden chalets are in Montchavin. A small pretty village with shops, bars, restaurants, bakery, night club and ski hire shop.  Montchavin has direct access to the Vanoise Express and 6 further lifts linking into the vast ski area on offer, and with good snow conditions, you can ski intermediate runs back to the village.

Ancolies Lodge is located in Les Coches , a lovely quiet village nestled in the trees with shops, bars, restaurants, ice rink, ski hire shop and ski school.  There are two nursery slopes in Les Coches, and a chairlift and bubble lift taking you to the Vanoise Express.  There are a combination of gentle and intermediate runs back into the village of Les Coches.

Chalets Parellou and Perrier are found in La Plagne 1800, a self contained village in the heart of the ski area.  The village centre has restaurants, shops, bars, supermarket and 3 ski hire shops.  Plagne 1800 offers good ski access to Aime 2000 and Plagne centre via way of 2 chairlifts and there are four runs (blue and red) back to the village.  In addition, there is a frequent free bus running between Plagne 1800 and Plagne centre.

Resort Main Features

Pistes : 425km – Paradiski ski area / Cross Country Skiing: 453 km / Altitude: 1250-3250m / Night Skiing: Yes /
Ski Lifts: 90 Green: 12 Blue: 129 Red: 79 Black: 22 Snowparks: 4 Family Resort: YES

Ski Pass

Download La Plagne Lift pass order form 2019/20. Please complete and email this form to info@snowchateaux.com. Payment is payable the week before travel in sterling by debit card or bank transfer.

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Equipment Hire

We are now offering a pre-booking service for equipment hire. We have carefully selected hire shops to provide a bespoke service to meet your needs.  Please download the form & return to us at info@snowchateaux.com

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Ski Lessons

We are delighted to work with the ski school ESF in La Rosiere which is highly regarded and well established.  The ski school offers ski and board tuition for all levels for both adults and children.

 

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La Plagne Chalets

Chalet Ancolies Lodge

In a ski in/ski out position, this pretty chalet has the most charming interiors with exposed wooden beams and large picture windows. Take a short traverse to the piste first thing in the morning and arrive at some of the finest skiing in the world.

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SnowEden No. 6 – Chalet Snowflake

Newly built for 2017/18, this chalet promises something special. Extremely spacious interiors, outdoor hot tub and 5 en-suite bedrooms. Situated right beside the slopes and just a short stroll to the village centre.

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Snoweden No.3 – Myrtille

Newly built for 2017/18, this chalet promises something special. Extremely spacious interiors, outdoor hot tub and 5 en-suite bedrooms. Situated right beside the slopes and just a short stroll to the village centre.

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Snoweden No.4 – Genepi

Newly built for 2017/18, this chalet promises something special. Extremely spacious interiors, outdoor hot tub and 5 en-suite bedrooms. Situated right beside the slopes and just a short stroll to the village centre.

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Snoweden No.8 – Edelweiss

Newly built for 2017/18, this chalet promises something special. Extremely spacious interiors, outdoor hot tub and 5 en-suite bedrooms. Situated right beside the slopes and just a short stroll to the village centre.

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