Les Arcs france
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Les Arcs France.
Les Arcs Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1968 the French ski resort Les Arcs lies at 1600 metres altitude in the Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3226m Les Arcs ski area is snow sure. Over 143 snow cannons ensure artificial Les Arcs snow making covers 22km of ski trails, which equates to around 11 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Les Arcs (France) is Geneva at a distance of 150km or approximately 180 minutes driving time. Les Arcs ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Les Arcs France
1 runs 1.5km
54 runs 63.5km
32 runs 62km
19 runs 19km
Skiing in Les Arcs
Skiing Les Arcs you'll enjoy 105 pistes and trails and that means approximately 200km of ski runs. Les Arcs lifts number 62 with the capacity to uplift 82924 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the French ski resort of Les Arcs is over 7km long. Ski Les Arcs summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Les Arcs.
Les Arcs Ski Area
Les Arcs ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 51% intermediate, 30% advanced ski slopes and 18% for expert skiers - the most difficult Les Arcs piste is the 1.8km Robert Blanc run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Les Arcs after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Les Arcs for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Les Arcs Apres Ski
The apres ski Les Arcs scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
30 apres ski bars 40 restaurants 1 bowling 6 night club 4 cinema 1 billiards / pool 1 games room 0 concert 2 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 4 saunas 4 hot tubs 1 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 2 outdoor ice skating 2 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 20 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 2 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Gallery, Guided Walks, Microlights.
Les Arcs for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
More Les Arcs Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Les Arcs resort - ski Les Arcs by any other name
The French ski resort of Les Arcs ski resort is also known as Les Arcs Grand Domaine Les Arcs and has the following common misspellings: Les Arc 1950, Les Arc, Les Arcs 1800, Lesarc, Lesarcs
Les Arcs ski area has ski slopes which face N NE NW
The direction which the various Les Arcs 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. Les Arcs ski resort has ski slopes facing N NE NW.
Les Arcs for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Les Arcs reviews, 5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.