Browsing entries tagged with Les Arcs

3 Dec 2018

Ski Amis wins prestigious British Travel Award

Ski Amis wins prestigious British Travel Award

Ski chalet operator Ski Amis has won Best Chalet/Winter Sports Accommodation (Medium) in the 2018 British Travel Awards.  Ski Amis offers a catered chalet service in some of the top resorts of…

7 Nov 2018

Upgrades galore in Paradiski and Three Valleys

Upgrades galore in Paradiski and Three Valleys

Two of the biggest ski areas in France are boasting some significant updates to infrastructure this season, offering skiers and snowboarders even more convenience and fun. Chalet specialist Ski Amis is…

7 Nov 2017

Ski Amis launches Autumn sale

Ski Amis launches Autumn sale

Ski Amis have launched their Autumn sale with catered chalet prices now from only £299 per person. With only five weeks before the resorts open their doors and the Alps receiving a metre of snow over…

29 Jun 2017

Les Arcs to build €10m heated chairlift

Les Arcs to build €10m heated chairlift

A new heated chairlift is being built in the French ski resort of Les Arcs for this coming winter. The six-seater, high-speed chairlift will replace the Pré Saint-Esprit lift in Arc 1950, and come with…

1 Feb 2017

Les Arcs to celebrate British skiers

Les Arcs to celebrate British skiers

The French ski resort of Les Arcs is hosting a week-long celebration of all things British at the end of March. With some 45 per cent of the resort’s visitors coming from the UK, Les Arcs has decided…

30 Nov 2016

Carbon-neutral ski transfers launched

Carbon-neutral ski transfers launched

A ski transfer business has launched a carbon neutral transfer service in the Alps for skiers concerned about the environmental impact of their travel. Ski-Lifts, which was last week named World’s Best…

12 Oct 2016

Ski rail price comparison opens

Ski rail price comparison opens

Skiers can now compare train prices at a glance with a new price-checker resource on rail-ski website Snowcarbon. The price-checking tool, which goes live tomorrow (Thursday 13 October), will allow skiers…

13 Sep 2016

Chambéry steps up for more flights

Chambéry steps up for more flights

One of the most convenient airports in France for skiers flocking to the Alps has undergone a major renovation to improve services this winter. Chambéry Savoie airport, which is within an hour and a half’s…

21 Jul 2016

Ski train tickets on sale now

Ski train tickets on sale now

Eurostar tickets to the French Alps have gone on sale for winter 2016/17. The high-speed passenger service linking the UK from London St Pancras and Ashford to Bourg St Maurice and Lyon will run weekly…

14 Oct 2015

New lifts and pistes in Three Valleys

New lifts and pistes in Three Valleys

It’s all change in the Three Valleys this winter, with new pistes, lifts and hotels in almost all of the resorts. In Val Thorens, a new red piste called Chasse, in the Plein Sud sector, continuing the…

23 Jul 2015

Cut-price instructor guiding with Ski Club

Cut-price instructor guiding with Ski Club

The Ski Club of Great Britain will offer cut-price instructor-lead on and off-piste ski guiding in France this winter. The Ski Club was last winter forced to withdraw its popular Leading service following…

13 Feb 2015

Skiers dine high in the mountains

Skiers dine high in the mountains

High dining took on a new meaning last night (Thursday, 12 February) in Paradiski in the French Alps. The Vanoise Express cable car, which ferries skiers and snowboarders between Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry…

20 Nov 2014

Ski holiday bargains from £249pp all in

Ski holiday bargains from £249pp all in

If all this snow falling in the Alps is making your mouth water, and you have a few days of holiday not yet taken this year, then your luck is in. Ski tour operators are currently offering some massive…

4 Aug 2014

Inghams offers 10 new ski resorts

Inghams offers 10 new ski resorts

Inghams has added 10 new ski resorts to its offering this winter — including one in Austria that is dedicated to people learning to ski and snowboard. Oberperfuss, just above Innsbruck in Austria, is…

30 Jul 2014

Eurostar ski train ticket sales open

Eurostar ski train ticket sales open

Get ready to book your Eurostar tickets to the French Alps — sales for the ski train open tomorrow (31 July). The train runs directly from London St Pancras to the French Alps, offering easy access to…

21 Jan 2014

Keep tabs on your child on the slopes

Keep tabs on your child on the slopes

A ski hire company is offering parents the ability to keep tabs on the whereabouts of their children on the slopes, with the addition of a child-friendly GPS and app. Skiset, which has hire shops all over…

2 Jan 2014

Skiers urged to take extra Euros away

Skiers urged to take extra Euros away

Skiers arriving in Tarantaise resorts this weekend might be wise to take some extra Euros with them after a strike by staff who supply cash to ATMs in the French mountains. WTSS has received reports that…

4 Dec 2013

Swap your skis to match your outfit

Swap your skis to match your outfit

A ski hire company has launched a special package for women — skis in every colour to match your outfit. Ski Republic, which operates in France, Andorra and Switzerland, has teamed up with Coreupt to…

25 Oct 2013

Ski cable car gets fashion makeover

Ski cable car gets fashion makeover

Skiers in La Plagne and Les Arcs will be boarding a funky cable car over the coming season, thanks to leading fashion designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac. The largest cable car in the world — the Vanoise…

2 Oct 2013

Reader wins Lagrange ski holiday

Reader wins Lagrange ski holiday

One lucky Where to Ski and Snowboard reader has booked a holiday he won by reporting for us this year. Every year, WTSS relies on hundreds of reader reports to compile our new edition, and as a thank you…

20 Sep 2013

Crystal Ski reinstates ski guiding in France

Crystal Ski reinstates ski guiding in France

Crystal Ski Holidays has teamed up with ski school Evolution 2 to offer social skiing for its customers in France. In February British tour operators withdrew ski hosting or guiding from their programmes…

5 Aug 2013

Ski train tickets on sale tomorrow

Ski train tickets on sale tomorrow

Going skiing on the Eurostar this winter? Well get ready to book — tickets will go on sale at 6.30am tomorrow morning, Tuesday 6 August. For the second year running, Eurostar will run a Swiss ski train…

4 Nov 2012

More airlines to carry skis free

More airlines to carry skis free

Swiss has long been distinguished from rival airlines flying to the Alps by its free ski carriage policy, but now others are competing. Monarch airlines is offering free ski carriage on new routes introduced…

15 Oct 2012

Autumn snowfalls hit the Alps

Autumn snowfalls hit the Alps

Monday morning has brought snow across France, Austria, Italy and Switzerland — with particularly heavy dumps on the

1 Mar 2012

Easter price cut

Easter price cut

High French resorts are some of the best places to be late season, especially given this year’s good snowfalls. Chalet operator Ski Amis is discounting all remaining rooms in its properties for the…

4 Feb 2012

Last minute: Half Term chalet available

Last minute: Half Term chalet available

Can you travel next weekend? Due to a rare late cancellation, Ski Amis has a chalet available for HALF TERM week. And they have just cut the total price by £5,000 as a special offer on the whole property…

2 Nov 2011

French apartments going cheaper

French apartments going cheaper

Lagrange holidays is offering a limited discount of 15% on a range of ski apartments in three top French resorts this winter, and that includes the February half term week. Serre Chevalier, La Plagne and…

19 Mar 2010

Les Arcs’ Eden launched

Les Arcs’ Eden launched

Erna Low Property has unveiled plans for a year-round development at Les Arcs, Edenarc 1800. All about Eden The Edenarc 1800 ski-in/ski-out residences will be built near the golf course area above…

17 Sep 2009

Les Arcs ready for film fest

Les Arcs ready for film fest

Les Arcs will stage its first European Film Festival from 5 to 12 December and, snow permitting, the ski area will open then too – at least two weeks earlier than usual. Movie buffs will be in their…

18 Jun 2009

Paradiski villages to get better connected

The Paradiski resorts of La Plagne and Les Arcs are planning to rid their ski areas of a few more unsightly old lifts for next season, and gain a new six-pack each.But the key feature will be the direct…

21 Dec 2007

Skies alight for Arcs opening

Arc 1950, France, celebrated its grand opening last weekend (15/16 December) with an action-packed weekend of themed entertainment and magical snow conditions to welcome the new winter season.Visitors…

16 Oct 2007

1950s celebration for Arc village

Get ready to celebrate 1950’s style. Erna Low has announced the official completion of Arc 1950.The award-winning Arc 1950 le village is celebrating its completion with the opening of the latest…

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