La Plagne ski resort is located in the Savoie region in northern French Alps. Together with Les Arc and Peisey-Vallandry it is part of the Paradiski area and is the 2nd largest linked ski domain in the world with 425km of pistes over 14,390 hectares.
The village of La Plagne ski resort sits at an elevation of 1,200m, the mountain summit at 3,250m providing skiers and snowboarders with a vertical drop of 2050m.
La Plagne ski resort was opened in 1961 as an attempt to invigorate the area’s stagnating economy. The ski area grew to encompass the nearby villages of Champagny, Les Coches and Montalbert. Over the next few decades, more purpose built resorts were added to the traditional alpine villages. It was in 2003 La Plagne and the neighboring resort of Les Arcs and Peisey-Vallandry formed the Paradiski's ski area.
La Plagne ski resort has 225km of marked runs of its own, 140mi of trails (134 runs: 15 black/expert, 30 red/advanced, 72 blue/intermediate, and 10 green/beginner), served by 72 lifts. Seventy percent (70%) of the La Plagne ski resort is situated at over 2000m above sea level guaranteeing extraordinary snow reliability. Beginners and intermediates can access the plethora of easy blues on Belle Plagne and Plagne Centre. For experts, La Plagne ski resort has huge areas of off-piste that don't get skied out too quickly.. The terrain breakdown is approximately 62% beginner trails, 26% intermediate and 12% for advanced skiers and snowboarders.
La Plagne ski resort is a collection of 10 small villages, each with its own distinct feel and character. The region is famed for its variety. You can enjoy the long, tree-lined runs in Montchavin to the deep powder located on the Bellecote glacier. Between the two you’ll find plenty of wide red and blue runs, perfectly suited for progressive beginners and intermediate skiers to build their skill set. Or if you want to beat the crowds, then head over to Montalbert for some exhilarating long runs through the trees.
Whether you are looking to relax, recharge your batteries, get away from it all or do something wild... La Plagne ski resort offers a multitude of activities to keep everyone happy. Snow shoeing, paragliding, tobogganing, zip lines... so many unforgettable memories to share with your family and friends. There is also a ski school meet point for those staying here.
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