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Plagne 1800

Thinking of skiing in Plagne 1800? The lowest of the La Plagne villages at 1800m, Plagne 1800 is located in a beautiful forest setting, offering peace and tranquillity.

Why Plagne 1800 Ski Resort?

  • Easy access to the La Plagne and Paradiski ski areas
  • Pretty and quieter location, away from the crowds
  • Slightly lower altitude

Plagne 1800 (La Plagne) Information

La Plagne can be found in the Savoie region of France, in the Northern French Alps, on the edge of the Vanoise National Park. It forms part of the massive Paradiski ski area which as well as La Plagne includes Les Arcs. Les Arcs and its ski areas can be accessed via the Vanoise Express cable car which whisks skiers across the valley in 4 minutes. The double decker cable car has, in addition to the 360° panorama, a 3 dimensional outlook courtesy of a transparent glass panel inserted into the floor of the lower level of the 2 cabins.

The overall ski resort of La Plagne consists of six purpose-built high-altitude ski-in/ski-out villages. These include: Plagne Soleil & Plagne Village (2050m), Belle Plagne (2050m), Aime la Plagne (2100m), Plagne Centre (1970m), Plagne Bellecôte (1930m) and Plagne 1800 (1800m) - all superbly linked by pistes and a free bus service.

Apart from the fantastic skiing and snowboarding, stretching to the Paradiski ski domain (3 resorts: La Plagne, Les Arcs and Peisey-Vallandry), with nearly 100 restaurants to be found throughout the different villages of La Plagne, you can be sure of a wide choice of dining options. La Plagne overall is a very active ski resort, with a huge variety of exciting winter activities to try.

Plagne 1800 is a pretty village with chocolate-box buildings and a relaxed atmosphere, away from the more lively La Plagne villages further up the mountain. In fact Plagne 1800 is probably better suited to those wishing to reside somewhere a little more scenic and calm after an exciting day on the slopes of La Plagne and Paradiski.

The nightlife is limited in Plagne 1800 but the free resort shuttle bus easily and conveniently takes you to and from the other La Plagne villages until gone midnight. Even during the day, we would recommend that you take a few trips to explore the other surrounding villages of La Plagne, as they are all slightly different and have so much to offer. The main village with the most shops, services, bars and restaurants is Plagne Centre.

Ski Collection offers 3 & 4 Star Plagne 1800 accommodation, with self-catering ski apartments sleeping up to 12 people. Facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and steam room.

Ski Collection also features self-catering ski apartments and hotels in Plagne Soleil & Plagne Village, Belle Plagne and Plagne Centre - Please see our resort list for full details.

The La Plagne Tourist Office staff are always happy to help give advice and answer any questions you may have during your stay in Plagne 1800. The main tourist office is located in Plagne Centre, however there is a tourist information point in the resort centre of Plagne 1800.

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Plagne 1800 ski facts:

  • Ski area: Paradiski
  • Resort height: 1800m
  • Resort top height: 3250m
  • Paradiski La Plagne, Les Arcs, Peisey-Vallandry
  • Km piste: 435
  • Lifts: 128
  • Snow cannons: 755
  • Snow parks: 2
  • No. of slopes: 261
  • Green slopes: 12
  • Blue slopes: 135
  • Red slopes: 77
  • Black slopes: 37
    • Beginners 4 stars
    • Intermediates 4 stars
    • Experts 3 stars
    • Boarders 3 stars
  • Driving distance from Calais: 610 miles (approx. 9h)

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