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Ski holidays in La Plagne take place in a fantastic ski resort consisting of 8 different villages with their own centres and distinct atmospheres. With 225km of pistes and an altitude varying between 1250m and 3250m, skiing in La Plagne offers plenty of great runs for everyone.
We offer a range of ski packages, from cheap and cosy to luxurious and all-inclusive, in various the villages of La Plagne When skiing in La Plagne, all of the villages are connected to each other and together they form a “ladder” up the mountain.
The liveliest of these villages is Bella Plagne, built in a forested area and proving there is much more than just skiing in La Plagne. Belle Plagne has various shops, excellent restaurants and fun après-ski bars. For many visitors, Belle Plagne is the most appealing village in the region. From the Plagne Centre the Funiplagne takes you to the top of the Grande Rochette in only four minutes and nearly all of the accommodations when skiing in La Plagne allow you to ski-in and ski-out, directly to and from your doorstep.
Plagne Soleil, in contrast to Bella Plagne, is a very peaceful village with great views over the mountains and the villages of Plagne Village below. Aside from the apartments and hotels there is a supermarket, a ski shop, a ski school and a restaurant with a bar.
The village of Aime 2000 is at the highest altitude of all the villages as it sits at the top of the mountain. When skiing in La Plagne a visit here will be rewarded with stunning views of Mont Blanc. From Aime 2000 you can access the piste directly or jump in a lift that takes you even higher up the mountain.
For families with children, Plagne Montalbert has proven very popular in recent years. The village is located at an altitude of 1375 meters on the other side of the mountain. It is a welcoming, simple village with a small centre and a few restaurants. We have no Sunweb staff present in this village.
The village of Les Coches is also located in the Paradiski resort at an altitude of 1450 meters. Here you can enjoy skiing through the trees on predominantly blue and red pistes.
If you are staying on a ski holiday in La Plagne you can choose a lift pass for the resort of La Plagne or, for an extra fee, a lift pass for the entire resort of Paradiski. The Paradiski resort consists of La Plagne and Les Arcs/Peisey/Vallandry which are connected to each other by the Vanoise Express.
All flights ski packages to France include bronze ski rental equipment. However, it is often possible that you may upgrade your ski material to a ski package that suits your experience level.
Skiing in La Plagne takes place in a modern ski area which is part of the Paradiski Region, consisting of the 4 different ski destinations La Plagne, Champagny en Vanoise, Les Coches and Montchavin. The highest point of this ski area is approximately 3250 meters, which means that a La Plagne ski holiday is very often a snow-sure ski holiday.
Skiing in La Plagne
Home to loads of ski lifts, a La Plagne ski holiday offers a total of 225km of slopes and caters to all levels of skiing and snowboarding experience. This makes skiing in La Plagne so enjoyable and diverse, and for those who want to challenge themselves on a long run, there is a 15km run in the ski area.
Although skiing in La Plagne offers enough within itself, be sure to check out the lift pass for the Paradiski region, which will you offer much more to your La Plagne ski holiday. Sunweb offers many variants of a La Plagne ski holiday from all-inclusive with flights or a self-drive holiday, there is something for everyone.
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The capital of France is Paris
France is one hour ahead of the UK (GMT+1).
The official language is French.
The euro (€) is the official currency of France
The local emergency number is 112.
Service charge (tip) in restaurants and bars :
It is not likely that the service charger will be added to the bill automatically. If you are pleased with the service you can round off or leave a tip of 10%.
The voltage is 220 and the socket is different compared to the general UK sockets. You can buy an European adapter in most airports and supermarkets.
A UK mobile phone should work in France. The setup for this may differ per provider, so it is best to inquire about this before hand.
Safety on the slopes:
In France, wearing a helmet is not mandatory but recommended (especially for children). In ski classes (for all ages), it is often compulsory.
You must be in possession of a valid passport in order to travel to France.
Food and Drinks:
Cheese, croissants, baguettes and wine! It is possible to drink tap water.
As a general rule, the shops are open on Monday/Friday from 09:00 to 19:00. However, some shops may close over lunchtime. On Sunday and Monday, a selection of shops are closed. Some supermarkets are open on Sunday mornings.
Christmas Day: 25 December, 2014 (Thursday)
Boxing Day: 26 December, 2014 (Friday)
New Year’s Day: 1 January, 2015 (Thursday)
Good Friday: 3 April, 2015
Easter Sunday: 5 April, 2015
Easter Monday: 6 April, 2015
Travelling by car:
Most motorways in France require you to pay a toll fee. The Pas Piccolo San Bernardo is closed the whole winter (November - June). Always check the locat weather reports before departing.
In some cities and towns it is obligaroty to have a "environmentsl sticker". It is not possible to buy these stickers en route. You will have to order them online before you leave home. French authorities advise you to print out the form and the confirmation of the sticker if it does not arrive at your home in time. You can find the form on:
You fly with easyJet or Jet2 to Geneva. This flight takes approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. Meals and drinks are not included during the flight.
Departures from regional airports
Please note that with departure and/or arrival from a regional airport you may have a stopover on the outward and/or return journey.
In the booking steps it is possible to book a transfer. The average transfer time to La Plagne is approximately 2 hours. For additional information about the transfer click here.
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A lift pass for La Plagne is included in the fare. A lift pass for Paradiski can be booked at a surcharge.
Travel by own transport / plane:
3-day trip including 2-day lift pass
4-day trip including 2-day lift pass
5-day trip including 3-day lift pass
6-day trip including 4-day lift pass
7-day trip including 5-day lift pass
8-day trip including 6-day lift pass
With a 6 or 7-day lift pass for the extensive Paradiski area, the half-day free lift pass is valid the day before the actual lift pass starts and is valid from 12:30-5:00pm
In step 2 of the booking process it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid. If you want to use the ski lift on a different day than indicated in step 2 of the booking process, please contact our contact centre by telephone. It is not possible to change the days of the lift pass once you have arrived at the destination. If you wish to extend the lift pass, it can often be booked as an extra. The price for extending the lift pass can be found in step 2 of the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in step 2 of the booking process.
The lift pass for children under 4 years is free.
For individuals that are aged 75 and older, there is a discounted ticket that you cannot book through Sunweb. At the resort you can pay approximately €10 for the lift pass. If you are entitled to this pass, select ‘no ski pass’ when making your booking. You can pick up the lift pass locally by showing your ID.
There is no deposit required to collect the lift pass.
Snow board lessons in Plagne Bellecôte start on Monday. Ski lessons are from Sunday until Friday.
When booking ski lessons, you will be asked to specify your level of experience:
The following materials can be booked:
This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.
This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.
These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.
These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.
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