Les Arcs 1950 Ski Resort

In a separate valley from Les Arcs 1600 and 1800, Les Arcs 1950 offers superb luxury accommodation options. The village is ski-in ski-out too, which means you can maximise your time on the slopes wherever you are staying in the area. Its car-free streets and amazing off-slope activities make it ideal for family ski holidays too. All levels of skiers will enjoy the wide range of slopes on offer in the Paradiski ski area.

Les Arcs 1950 Transfer Time
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Best For...

  • All abilities
  • Families
  • Glacier skiing

Resort Statistics

  • Resort Altitude 1,950m
  • Skiing Altitude 3,225m
  • Total Ski Area 435km
  • Lifts 160
  • Blue Runs 170km
  • Red Runs 166km
  • Black Runs 89km
  • Cross Country 80km
Ski Areas in Les Arcs 1950

Ski Areas in Les Arcs 1950

Part of the Paradiski ski area, Les Arcs 1950 has great connections to neighbouring ski resort, La Plagne. This means you can ski an impressive 435km of slopes with a full lift area pass. The Paradiski ski area also has a fantastic snow record as the lifts go as high as 3,225m. An amazing place to ski with vast terrain. The off-piste opportunities in the area are also fantastic with a local mountain guide.

Snowboarding in Les Arcs 1800

Skiing in Les Arcs 1950

The Les Arcs 1950 ski area is mainly north-facing, which keeps snow conditions firm throughout the season. The skiing around Les Arcs 1950 has brilliant slopes to progress on for beginners. There are plenty of easy blue runs that are kept in prime condition. More advanced skiers will enjoy the terrain higher up at Les Arcs 2000.

Snowboarding in Les Arcs 1950

Snowboarding in Les Arcs 1950

The slopes are more suited to intermediates and beginners riders, with gentle blues and easy reds to enjoy. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can also head over to Peisey-Vallandry for tree-lined off-piste. There’s a large snowpark also available to enjoy for freestylers. Freeride snowboarders looking for powder will enjoy the Les Arcs 2000 ski resort bowl.

Ski Schools in Les Arcs 1950

Ski Schools in Les Arcs 1950

With many ski schools and instructors to choose between, there really is something for everybody.

We’ve partnered with New Generation and Oxygène and highly recommend their services. All of our partners offer fantastic lessons for all skiing ability levels.

Book your ski lessons with our recommended suppliers. If you’re travelling during a peak week be sure to book these well in advance.

Crèches in Les Arcs 1950

Crèches in Les Arcs 1950

In Les Arcs 1950 ski resort there’s the Cariboo’s Club, which takes 9 months to 3-year-olds in its crèche. 3 to 13-year-olds can join the older group club that offers ski lessons too. Throughout the season, its entertainment team have a great programme aiming to have fun with children of different ages.

Restaurants in Les Arcs 1950

Restaurants in Les Arcs 1950

If you’re looking for a bite to ea, there are some great restaurants in the Les Arcs 1950 village. Brasserie Le 1950 restaurant is a popular choice for its classic French cuisine, served in a wonderful setting.

Après Ski in Les Arcs 1950

Après Ski in Les Arcs 1950

Les Arcs 1950 nightlife has some lively bars to enjoy in the area. Les Belles Pintes is a classic old-style, Irish pub that has live sport on TV and also live music nights. O’Chaud Lounge Bar is another popular choice, with DJs and bands regularly playing throughout the season. If you like a good cocktail, O’Chaud Lounge Bar has a brilliant drinks menu to explore.

Best Après Ski in Les Arcs
Non-Skiers in Les Arcs 1950


Les Arcs 1950 has great options for non-skiers. Whether you want to eat out or head out on a winter walk, there’s something for everyone. Families will enjoy the bowling alley based up in Les Arcs 2000. You can also enjoy other activities such as paragliding, ice-climbing and dog sledding.

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