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Chalet Coeur du Paradis

Would you like to ski in a big and modern area, yet stay in a traditional small village? Then Chalet Coeur du Paradis is the right place! This is a quiet location in the traditional mountain village of Vallandry-Nancroix. It is a chalet with character, which already dates from the 17th century. Many of the traditional features have been retained, which gives it an authentic look and much ambiance. The chalet has all the modern conveniences of today, making it a comfortable winter stay. You even have a private sauna. Here you can relax after an active day outdoors. From the living room and from the balcony you have a beautiful panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. You can rent a car, but for your convenience there is also a free shuttle bus to the lift. We hope you have a nice winter!
  • Beautiful views
  • 17th Century chalet

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Location and surroundings

There may have been changes in Covid-19 services and facilities between the time of booking and upon departure. All measures are subject to change and therefore no rights can be derived from them.

Vallandry

Vallandy is a small, cosy French village consisting of a number of authentic houses, farms, Savoyard-style apartment buildings and chalets. In the centre of the village there is an assortment of shops, restaurants, bars and a nightclub.

Skiing in Vallandry

The village of Vallandry is located at an altitude of 1600m in the centre of the vast ski area of Paradiski. It is located in the same area as Les Arcs which has over 117km of ski slopes. The resort of La Plagne is also accessible via a ski lift. Due to its central location in such a large resort, Vallandry is a perfect ski holiday spot for both beginner and advanced skiers and snowboarders.

Sunweb has a great collection of different accommodations in Vallandry. From cheap apartments, to large luxurious chalets there are ski packages to suit all budgets and group sizes.

Vallandry

  • Collection of small villages
  • Authentic ski village among the trees
  • Departure Vanoise Express

Location and surroundings

Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry

The villages of Les Arcs and Peisey-Vallandry together form a ski resort which is part of the great Paradiski area. Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry has a total of 106 pistes in a 200km area.

Skiing in Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry

The side of Les Arcs is know for being quite busy with a lot going on, however the side of Peisey-Vallandry is know for being more peaceful and quiet for skiers/snowboarders. Usually there are little to no queues for the ski lifts in this area. For beginners the lower part of Arc 1600 and 1800 are great areas to practice and learn the basics. For the more advanced skiers the Aiguille Rouge slope on the mountain of the same name is a must do. It is perhaps the most difficult slope within the whole of the Paradiski area. As most of the slopes in the area are above 1800m, it is very snow sure.

Snowpark Mille8

In the heart of Les Arcs 1800, the snowpark Mille8 has opened its doors. The snowpark is nestled in a beautiful area in the Paradiski ski area. At the park you will find an exciting toboggan run, forest theme trail and a freestyle trail with various obstacles.

New for 2019/20

A new Folie Douce will open with 3 restaurants on the slopes. Enjoy the delicious food, unique shows, fine drinks and good après ski. Every day from 13.30 - 14.30 you can watch a cabaret show. After this it is time for a party and the best music is played by various famous DJs. Foil Douce is open until 19:00 and on Thursdays even longer.

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by the local authorities. Since the measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Regulations per destination

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 metre
Mouth mask
Yes
Masks are mandatory from the age of 11 in public transport and air traffic. Also in all public closed buildings and areas, for example government buildings, hospitals, shops, restaurants and hotels. Ski lifts, drag lifts, ski schools, ski buses (also on the platform), lift stations, ski rental shops and other closed parts of the ski area. Even when you are in line (outside and inside).
Required documentation before arrival
Yes
Proof of a negative PCR test is mandatory for all 11 years and older, within 72 hours of departure
Covid test on destination at arrival
No
Required documentation on destination to return home (measure destination)
No
Required documentation on destination to return home (measure home country)
Yes

It is mandatory for all passengers to fill in a passenger location form 48 hours before arriving/returning to the UK. The form can be found here.

When you enter France you need to fill in a “Declaration sur l'honneur”.

Quarantaine after arrival on destination
No
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 10 persons
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
But advised to wear a mask inside aswell when in company of others
Certain hours not allowed to be outside?
No
Restaurants
Open
Only terraces are open; max. 6 persons per table
Bars / Apres-ski
Open
Only terraces are open; max. 6 persons per table
Club/Nightlife
Closed
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Events open air or indoor
No
Activities, attractions and sights
Open
Transfer
Yes
A mask is mandatory
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Open
A mask is mandaotry for everyone aged 11 and over. Allowed for all trips during 06:00 - 19:00 and only for essential trips between 19:00 -06:00
Slopes
Closed
Skilifts
Closed
Ski rental
Closed
Ski lessons
No
Wellness
Closed
Additional measures per ski region
No
Good to know

Practical information

Capital:
The capital of France is Paris

Time:

France is one hour ahead of the UK (GMT+1).

Language:

The official language is French.

Money:

The euro (€) is the official currency of France

Emergency number:

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%.

Power:

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.

Mobile:

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.

Travel documents:

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.

Opening hours:

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.

Public Holidays: 

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:
https://www.certificat-air.gouv.fr/en/demande-ext/cgu

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Flight information

Flight packages are not available for this destination/resort. Please see the prices for self-drive packages (including lift passes) on the Prices and Booking tab.

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Lift pass, lessons and material

The lift pass for Les Arcs/ Peisey-Vallandry (lift pass Classic) is included in the far. At a surcharge you can book a lift pass for Paradiski (lift pass Essential).

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

Paradiski Premium lift pass: With a 6 or 7-day lift pass for the extensive Paradiski area, you receive a half-day lift pass for free. This half-day free lift pass is valid the afternoon (12:30-17:00) before the your lift pass starts.

E.g. You have a 6-day lift pass from Sunday to Friday. The free half-day pass is valid on the Saturday afternoon before the lift pass officially starts.

Discounts:

The lift pass for children up to age 4 and senior citizens from 75 years is free. Seniors aged 75 and over pay a single deposit of € 10 for the Les Arcs / Peisey-Vallandry or Paradiski lift pass. When you are entitled to this lift pass, select ‘no lift pass’ when booking. You can pick up this lift pass at the resort on presentation of your ID.

Deposit:

On the spot there is no deposit to be paid for the lift pass.

You cannot reserve lessons at time of booking.
You can add ski and snowboard hire directly when booking.

The following types of material can be booked:

Bronze

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.

Silver

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.

Gold

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.

Diamond

These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.

TIP: Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (eg off piste skiing) so they can help you select the right material.

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