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.
Resort Altitude: 1,950m
Resort Skiing: 3,225m
Total Ski Area: 435km
Blue Runs: 170km
Red Runs: 166km
Black Runs: 89km
Cross Country: 80km
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 425km of slopes with a full lift area pass. The Paradiski ski area also has a fantastic snow record because 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.
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 Arc 2000.
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.
With many ski schools and instructors to choose between, there really is something for everybody.
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In Les Arcs 1950 ski resort there's the Cariboo’s Club which takes 9 months to 3-year-olds in its crèche. 3-13-year-olds can join the older group club which offers ski lessons too. Throughout the season its entertainment team have a great programme aiming to have fun with children of different ages.
If you’re looking for a bite to eat there are some great restaurants in the Les Arcs 1950 village. Le 1950 restaurant is a popular choice for its traditional Brasserie style eatery. Classic French cuisine is served in a wonderful setting.
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.
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.