Airports Near Belle Plagne
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Ski Resorts Near Belle Plagne
Belle Plagne france
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Belle Plagne France.
Belle Plagne Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1961 the French ski resort Belle Plagne lies at 1800 metres altitude in the Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3250m Belle Plagne ski area is snow sure. Over 359 snow cannons ensure artificial Belle Plagne snow making covers 50km of ski trails, which equates to around 23 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Belle Plagne (France) is Geneva at a distance of 149km or approximately 120 minutes driving time. Belle Plagne ski season runs from December to April.
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Skiing in Belle Plagne
Skiing Belle Plagne you'll enjoy 130 pistes and trails and that means approximately 225km of ski runs. Belle Plagne lifts number 104 with the capacity to uplift 121056 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the French ski resort of Belle Plagne is over 15km long. Ski Belle Plagne summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Belle Plagne.
Belle Plagne Ski Area
Belle Plagne ski area has 7% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 53% intermediate, 25% advanced ski slopes and 13% for expert skiers - the most difficult Belle Plagne piste is the 3.5km Le Rochu run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Belle Plagne after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Belle Plagne for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Belle Plagne
If you snowboard Belle Plagne you'll want to know that, of the 104 ski lifts in total, 34 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Belle Plagne snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Belle Plagne snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 150 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 3 boardercross courses.
Belle Plagne for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Belle Plagne Apres Ski
The apres ski Belle Plagne scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
50 apres ski bars 93 restaurants 1 bowling 5 night club 5 cinema 0 billiards / pool 3 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 5 saunas 5 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 3 outdoor ice skating 4 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 85 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Bob Raft, Ice Climbing, Luge, Taxi Bob.
Belle Plagne for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Belle Plagne Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Belle Plagne resort - ski Belle Plagne by any other name
The French ski resort of Belle Plagne ski resort is also known as La Plagne Bellecote, Roche de Mio, La Grande Rochette, Le Becoin, Les Verdons and has the following common misspellings: La-Plagne, Laplagne, Laplagnee, Laplague, Laplaigne
Belle Plagne ski area has ski slopes which face N S E W
The direction which the various Belle Plagne ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Belle Plagne ski resort has ski slopes facing N S E W.
Belle Plagne for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Belle Plagne reviews, 4 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.