Les Arcs, a purpose built winter resort is located above the Savoyard town of Bourg St Maurice. Boasting hamlets between 1,600 and 2,000 meters high connected by road and lifts, Les Arcs villages provides a full gamut of lodging, dining and nightlife options. Arc 1800 is the largest complex with a wide selection of shops, restaurants and nightlife. Arc 1950, built by Intrawest, is the most exclusive with its Savoyard-style pedestrian village featuring wood, wrought-iron and “lauze” stone. Arc 1950 also boasts charming restaurants, boutique shops and a multitude of activities and accommodations, as well as open air swimming pools and thermal spa.
Off the mountain guests can experience a host of sporting and leisure activities including night skiing, dog sledding, snowmobiling, ski jöring, exploring our Savoie heritage and more. The Kilomètre Lancé speed skiing are unique to this area and should not be missed. For a change of pace, you may want to visit Bourg St. Maurice, a seven-minute funicular ride from Arc 1600. Enjoy the shops, restaurants and museum of this Savoy town, and if you happen to be there on a Saturday, don’t miss the open air market.
Les Arcs is part of the Paradiski lift network with 265 miles of marked trails, linking Les Arcs to La Plagne by the Vanoise Express double-decker cable car, carrying 200 passengers in four minutes. With three glaciers, 6,600 feet vertical drop, five snowparks, and terrain suitable for all abilities, the Paradiski area has become one of the largest in the world.