Les Arcs, a purpose built winter resort is located above the Savoyard town of Bourg St Maurice. With centers between 1600 and 2000 meters altitude all connected by road and lifts, Arc 1800 is the largest complex with a wide selection of shops, restaurants and nightlife, while Arc 1950 built by Intrawest is the most exclusive with its Alpine style pedestrian village constructed in the purest Savoyard tradition and in the strictest respect of this exceptional environment: High caliber material for your comfort…wood, stone, wrought iron, “lauze” stone. Fitting out for your well-being…around the central place, real soul of the village, pedestrian streets, restaurants, boutiques, and a multitude of activities and accommodations, open air swimming pools and thermal spa.
Unique surrounding…the Mont Blanc and its majestic neighbors watch out over you. 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 4 minutes.
With 3 glaciers, 6,600 feet vertical drop, 5 snowparks, and terrain suitable for all abilities, this area has become one of the largest in the world.
PARADISKI offers a whole host of sporting and leisure activities including night skiing, dog sledding, snowmobiling ski jöring, exploring our Savoie heritage and more... Some ofthem, such as the artificial ice tower, Bobsleigh run and Kilomètre Lancé speed skiing are unique to this area.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.