La Plagne france
Review of snowboarding and skiing in La Plagne France.
La Plagne Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1961 the French ski resort La Plagne lies at 1800 metres altitude in the Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3250m La Plagne ski area is snow sure. Over 359 snow cannons ensure artificial La Plagne snow making covers 50km of ski trails, which equates to around 23 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to La Plagne (France) is Geneva at a distance of 149km or approximately 120 minutes driving time. La Plagne ski season runs from December to April.
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Skiing in La Plagne
Skiing La Plagne you'll enjoy 130 pistes and trails and that means approximately 225km of ski runs. La 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 La Plagne is over 15km long. Ski La Plagne summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in La Plagne.
La Plagne Ski Area
La 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 La Plagne piste is the 3.5km Le Rochu run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski La Plagne after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
La Plagne for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in La Plagne
If you snowboard La 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 La Plagne snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. La 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.
La Plagne for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
La Plagne Apres Ski
The apres ski La 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.
La Plagne for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More La Plagne Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
La Plagne resort - ski La Plagne by any other name
The French ski resort of La 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
La Plagne ski area has ski slopes which face N S E W
The direction which the various La 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. La Plagne ski resort has ski slopes facing N S E W.
La Plagne for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
La Plagne reviews, 4 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.