France Ski Resort Guide for La Plagne

La Plagn Ski Resort Guide

About the Resort

La Plagne consists of 10 separate vilalges, 6 are purpose built at altitude in the main bowl on or above the tree line line and linked by road, lifts and pistes. The other four are scattered around outside the bowl. The core resorts vary a lot in character. Lifts service the centre and sides of the bowl the major one being the twin cable gondola to Grande Rochette. There is a free bus service between the villages.

About the Mountains near La Plagne

The majority of the slopes in the main bowl are above the tree line, though there are trees scattered around mos the resort centres. Most of the runs are snow sure. There are some good black runs and a great variety of blue and red runs. It is a good place to learn with each of the main centres having its own nursery slopes on its doorstep. There is a drag lift in each resort.

Apr├Ęs Ski at La Plagne

There are numerous mountain restaurants and are only over crowded in peak periods. There is also a good choice of casual restaurants including pizzerias and grills. It has a wide range of apre ski and caters particularly well to the younger crowd. It has a wide selection of pubs, bars and discos.

La Plagne Resort Ratings Guide

Snowfall RatingSnow Reliability4 Stars
Ski Lifts Number of Lifts 108
Resort HeightResort Height 1800 m
5900 ft
Run Length Slopes / Runs 1250-3250 m
4100-10660 ft
QueuesQueues 3 Stars
Green Ski% of Green Pistes in resort 5%
Blue Ski% of Blue Pistes in resort 54%
Red Ski% of Red Pistes in resort 28%
Black Ski% of Black Pistes in resort 15%

Local Tourist Office Information

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Telephone: 0479 097 979