La Plagne is a collection of small ski resorts and medieval villages on the outskirts of the Vanoise National Park. It’s a family-friendly resort with several beginner and intermediate slopes to choose from. The Vanoise Express cable car connects La Plagne with Les Arcs.

The purpose-built resorts are located at elevations ranging from 1800 to 2100 meters. They all have a decent selection of apartments, hotels, chalets, restaurants, and nightlife. The historic villages of Montchavin, Les Coches and Montalbert are closer to the ski region of La Plagne and have their own pistes.

The free shuttle buses and extensive network of ski lifts make getting around a breeze. Some of these connections are open late to enable guests to get to nearby restaurants, stores, and pubs. A vast network of linked resorts and towns makes it a year-round playground for outdoor enthusiasts.

The 10 villages include:

  • Plagne Centre
  • Belle Plagne
  • Bellecote
  • Plagne 1800
  • Aime La Plagne
  • Plagne Village
  • Plagne Soleil
  • Montchavin/Les Coches
  • Champagny
  • Montalbert

The best ski runs in La Plagne

  • In Bellecote, there are three blue pistes accessible via the Arpette chairlift: St. Jacques, Arpette and Dunes.
  • Roche de Mio’s Levasset blue piste
  • The Mont Blanc blue piste from L’Arpette to Vanoise Express
  • Les Sources red piste from Roche de Mio
  • Borseliers Red piste’ over the back towards Champagny
  • Carina and Kamikaze from La Grande Rochette and Les Verdons for experts.

Things to Love About La Plagne

  1. Extensive Ski Area: Includes Les Arcs, with 425km of defined pistes.
  2. Plenty of choice of accommodation: For everyone, with ten villages and chalets, apartments, and hotels to suit all budgets.
  3. Family-Friendly Feel: La Plagne’s laid-back atmosphere, nearby communities, and wide range of intermediate terrain make it ideal for a family ski holiday.