The ski resort of Les Arcs is located in Savoie in the Tarentaise Valley town of Bourg-Saint-Maurice in France. It is part of the Paradiski system, which is a large group of connected ski resorts which includes the La Plagne area and has an impressive total of 425 km (264 miles) of pistes. There are five areas, Bourg-Saint-Maurice, Arc 1600, Arc 1800, Arc 1950 and Arc 2000. The ski area consists of 106 runs, 54 lifts and 200 kilometres of descent. The highest peak in this wonderful ski resort is the Aiguille Rouge, translated it means the “Red Needle” here there is a 7 km long piste. Its easy to appreciate that Les Arcs reputation is for being one of the original French “mega resorts” We have some amazing ski property for sale in Les Arcs it’s a great investment, not to mention fantastic rental potential.
All of the areas have a large and varied network of ski able pistes. There are 237 runs in total that breaks down to the following: 136 easy runs, so ideal for novices. 66 runs for intermediate and 35 runs for the more experienced and seasoned skiers. There are also “nature” runs ideal for taking in the breathtaking views. The longest run is 10 km (6.2 miles) in 1992 in Arc 2000 the famous speed skiing course was used at the winter Olympics. It’s a staggering 2000 metres long and additional 700 metres is used for stopping! Why buy the perfect ski property in Les Arcs? Question is why wouldn’t you?
The closest airport to Les Arcs is Chambery Airport which is 134 km from the ski resort and transfer time to your holiday home is around 1 hour 50 minutes. Grenoble, Lyon and Geneva airports are also widely used to reach Les Arcs. The most popular transfers are via public buses. It won’t take too long for you and your friends to reach your Les Arcs properties.
Les Arcs benefits from being on the edge of the Vanoise National Park which is an area of stunning natural beauty and wildlife. It offers amazing panoramas of the surrounding mountains and on a clear day you can even see the magnificent Mont Blanc. During the summer, visitors are aplenty with activities such as swimming, hiking, mountain biking, cycling, horse riding and golfing, the list is endless. During the winter months again there is an array of ski activities such as snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating, dog sledding, sledging, skidooing and sightseeing beautiful ice caves. Wouldn’t it be marvellous to be able to say “I own a property in Les Arcs?
What is available Après ski I hear you say? There are numerous restaurants offering mouth watering, simply delicious local and international cuisine. Families are well catered for as are groups and couples alike. Gourmet steaks, to fresh fish and cheese fondue are all on the menu. Bars, restaurants and nightclubs are dotted amongst the beautiful little towns and villages with Les Arcs 1950 being the prettiest chocolate box village; it’s a sight to behold. How exciting it will be, to find your dream holiday home with the sign “Property for sale in Les Arcs”
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