Skiing in La Plagne
Part of the ski area Paradiski, one of Europe's largest ski areas that boasts an incredible 425km of piste and 236 slopes. However La Plagne alone has 225km of piste (130 slopes), 1 snowpark, 3 boardercross and 1 half pipe. Offering two glaciers, the Paradiski has a huge variety of slopes from wide open slopes, unprepared pistes and even tree line runs. There are two different ski passes on offer, local area La Plagne pass and a full Paradiski pass allowing unlimited access to the whole area.
Staying in La Plagne
Plagne 1800 is a small traditional style village with chalets and self catering apartments. It has a relaxed family vibe, there is a small lively bar, restaurant, supermarket & easy access to the slopes and lifts. Below Plagne 1800 is La Roche, where the Olympic Bobsleigh is situated. A must if staying in La Plagne is a go on the thrill seeking bobsleigh – it’s incredible, an adrenalin junkies dream!
Plagne Centre isn't the most beautiful part of resort; being purpose built, however it is a fantastic location for getting on the slopes. Lifts link to most areas from here. It is the heart of the resort with regards to shops, nightlife and transport. A large majority of accommodation has ski in/out access, and accommodation tends to be focused towards hotels and a small selection of chalets.
Plagne Soleil offers a variety of good quality apartments; all with ski in /ski out access. The village is set at 2050m, so is a great base for those wishing to jump on skis to catch first lifts. The village offers a limited number of bars and restaurants and a supermarket.
Plagne Bellecote is a large unattractive apartment complex but it has fantastic lift links and is home to the resort's outdoor swimming pool and ice rink. There is a supermarket, a few restaurants, bars and a nightclub. A good base if you are wanting to make the most of the whole of the Paradiski ski area.
Belle Plagne is the second highest village in La Plagne, set at 2050m, all accommodation has slope access. Belle Plagne's lively bars and restaurants are easily reached from Plagne Bellecote by a bubble lift up until midnight. Belle Plagne has a nightclub, bowling alley and numerous good restaurants.
The villages are linked by a good bus and lift network which runs from 8am through to midnight, ensuring you can make the most of what each village has to offer.
There is lots to do other than ski/board in La Plagne. As well as all the activities such as the bobsleigh, snowshoeing and ice skating there is an Ice Grotto at the top of the Bellecote glacier - the grotto features ice sculptures which are recarved each year. There is ice climbing and sledging or if you want to relax the Hotel Araucaria has a spa.
The airport is Grenoble - prices include flights and transfers
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