This holiday, why not try your hand at something new, such as skiing? Known as one of the most visited skiing resorts in the words, La Plagne sees 2.5 million skiers each year. However, there’s more than meets the eye to this resort, meaning that there are more reasons to make the trip over. In this article, we decided to take a look at some of these reasons.

Connected resorts

One of the aspects that makes La Plagne a top skiing destination is the resorts connected to it – each only 100m away. This means that visitors have a choice from a wide range of places to stay, meaning that they can extend their one-day ski trip to La Plagne into a full-blown vacation. Such resorts include:

  • Aim La Plagne
    • Belle Plagne
    • Champagny En Vanoise
    • Les Arc 1600
    • Les Arc 1800
    • Les Arc 1950
    • Montalbert
    • Plagne Bellecote

This is all but a few of the resorts connected to La Plagne. For more information on resorts, altitude and ski range, Piste Pro has an informative breakdown of important skiing information.

It’s ideal for beginners

If you’ve always wanted to try a skiing holiday but have never had the confidence to book time at a resort because you’ve never even tried a pair of skis on before, La Plague is the destination for you. It’s referred to by some sources as a a beginners playground, meaning that you’d be at home here learning the ways of the slope. There are green areas where you can learn away from prying eyes, and the dizzying speeds.

Try your hand at bobsleighing

Since it hosted the 1998 bobsleigh Olympic competition here, La Plagne has been the centre for adrenaline junkies for those wishing to try their luck at bobsleighing. The resort features a 1500m long track where you can whizz around, hurtling around corners at breakneck speeds whilst squeezed in amongst your friends. Remember to hold the rope at the bottom of the sleigh tight so that you can navigate your way around the snowy tracks of La Plagne. It’s a different tempo for those wishing for a break from La Plagne’s skiing tradition.

It’s height

La Plagne’s height is another reason why it’s known as one of the world’s top skiing destinations. For example, some sources show that 80% of ski runs are above 2,000 metres. This means that some of the best views are to be seen here – and most notably from Belle Plagne. Although this may scare some beginners, it’s magic to the ears of free-riders.

For more information on what makes La Plagne a top skiing destination, feel free to contact a member of our team today.