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About the Resort

Welcome to one of the most beautiful mountain areas in Europe! Located between an altitude of 810 to 3 800 metres, Bourg-Saint-Maurice, Arc 1600, 1800, 1950 and 2000 welcome you both in summer and winter. On the agenda: fresh air, wide open spaces, peace and quiet and a newly found sense of freedom!


5 resorts, 5 different characters


Bourg Saint Maurice
To take advantage of all that Bourg-Saint-Maurice has to offer you, wait until the train comes to a complete stop at the International train station, put your bags down, take a deep breath...you’re arrived. With typical villages, local crafts and a strong gastronomic tradition, those who enjoy soaking up the surroundings will be in their element.
If you want to go in altitude, the "Arc-en-ciel" train(funicular) will zoom you up to Arc 1600 at the heart of the Les Arcs- Paradiski ski area in just 7 minutes.

Village information
• Tourist center with 2.235 beds
• 150 shops
• 8000 inhabitants
• Meeting rooms
• cinema : 1 screen

Arc 1600
Riddle : "The resort of les Arcs inherited its unusual style from my innovative architecture, inspired by Charlotte Perriand. As a modern, friendly and welcoming resort, I blend into the mountain setting, inviting both snowriders and those who enjoy watching the world go by, to live in total harmony with nature. Who am I?"
Arc 1600 ; the very first resort.

Information resort
The return slopes to Arc 1600 is guaranteed by the artificial snow cover.
• Pedestrian resort with 4.190 beds and 30 shops.
• Meeting rooms : La Coupole (150 seats), Cascade 1 and 2 (2 x 25 seats) and amphitheatre (90 seats).
• Free shuttle services between Arc 1600, Arc 1800, Arc 1950 et Arc 2000.

Arc 1800
Charvet, Chantel, Villards, Charmettoger : so many lively villages to fulfil your every dream. Shopping, dancing or cosy evenings in : all within easy reach.

Discover the 360° panorama with Mont-Blanc as your focal point. Snowriders, just imagine, beneath your feet lies the hibernating 18-hole golf course. Go for it-no holds barred !

Information resort
The return slopes to Arc 1800 is guaranteed during all the season by the artificail snow cover .
• Pedestrian resort with 18.372 beds / 100 shops.
• Free shuttle services between Arc 1600, Arc 1800, Arc 1950 et Arc 2000.
• Meeting room available in the 2 hotels
• cinema : 2 screens
• 1 outdoor skating rink

Arc 1950
Charming, luxurious and delightful 4-star apartment residences that combine the modern with the traditional.

A vibrant and friendly atmosphere, non-stop entertainment and activities in the heart of a lively village. For those who enjoy living life to the full, our new wellbeing centre; the first of its kind in the mountains, will give you all you could wish for.
Arc 1950 will win you over !

Information resort
• Pedestrian resort with 2000 beds (planed to offer 3500 beds in 2007)
• 30 shops
• Free shuttle services between Arc 1600, Arc 1800 et Arc 2000.
• Cabriolet (cable car) linking Arc 2000.
• Meeting rooms.

 Arc 2000
Guaranteed snow and a chance to get away from it all await you at the foot of the Aiguille Rouge (3226m), opposite Mont-Blanc. Gentle slopes for beginners skiers, breathtaking descents for snowriding daredevils, the Olympic speed skiing slope is open to everyone to test their speed...

And at the very top, a friendly atmosphere and happy moment to share. Become spellbound by the spirit of les Arcs.

Information resort
• Pedestrian resort with 7.006 beds
• 30 shops
• cinema : 1 screen
• Polyvalent room : 200 seats
• Free shuttle services between Arc 1600, Arc 1800 et Arc 1950.
• Cabriolet (cable car) also linking Arc 1950


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Eat Les Arcs

Restaurants  -  Bourg Saint Maurice
» Bazoom Rider's Kfe
43-57, place de la gare
Tel : 04 79 00 77 18

» L'Arssiban
259 avenue Antoine Borrel
Tel : 04 79 07 77 35 - Fax : 04 79 07 77 35

» L'Hostellerie du Petit Saint Bernard
74 Avenue du Stade
Tel : 04 79 07 04 32

» La Notte
Le Rochefort - 95 Avenue du Stade
Tel : 04 79 07 02 42

» La Petite Auberge
Le Reverset
Tel : 04 79 07 37 11

» Le Castel Savoyard
322 route de Montrigon
Tel : 04 79 07 00 19

» Le Montagnole
26 av du Stade
Tel : 04 79 07 11 52

» Le Refuge Alt. 810
55 Grande Rue
Tel : 04 79 07 52 54

» Le relais de la Vanoise
253 avenue du stade
Tel : 04 79 07 11 34

» Le Savoyard
180 Grande Rue
Tel : 04 79 07 04 03

» Le Tsablo
34 Grande Rue
Tel : 04 79 07 23 78

» L’Edelweiss
59 Place de la Gare
Tel : 04 79 07 05 55

Restaurants  -  Arc 1600
» Au Ptit Loup
Place du Soleil
Tel : 04 79 07 74 50

» Chez Fernand
Galerie Commerciale
Tel : 04 79 07 78 14

» La Malouine
Place du Soleil
Tel : 04 79 07 74 59

» La Rive
Hotel La Cachette
Tel : 04 79 07 70 50

» Le Cairn
Place du Soleil
Tel : 04 79 07 79 85  

» Le Chalet de L'Arcelle
Front de neige Face a l'ESF
Tel : 04 79 04 21 35

» Les 3 Arcs
Tel : 04 79 06 34 95

» L’Explorer’s
L’Adret
Tel : 04 79 04 16 00

Restaurants  -  Arc 1800
»  Chez Boubou , Le Thuria
PMU - LOTO Place Miravidi - Le Charvet
Tel : 04 79 07 40 86 - Fax : 04 79 07 40 86

» Casa Mia
Terrasse du Miravidi - Le Charvet
Tel : 04 79 07 05 75

» Chez Les Filles
Terrasse du Miravidi - Le Charvet
Tel : 04 79 04 14 55

» L'Aiguille Grive
Village de Charmettoger
Tel : 04 79 07 43 97 - Fax : 04 79 07 30 17

» L'Alpage
Les Alpages du Chantel
Tel : 04 79 07 62 78

» L'Altiport
Entre Arc 1600 et Arc 1800
Tel : 04 79 07 47 85

» L'Equipe
Le Charvet
Tel : 04 79 22 38 85

» L'escale gourmande
Le Charvet
Tel : 04 79 00 18 58

» L'Hedoniste
Terrasse Miravidi
Tel : 04 79 01 40 02

» L'Introuvable
Place Haute des Villards
Tel : 04 79 07 34 57

» Le Choucas
Galerie Bellecote - Le Charvet
Tel : 04 79 07 42 25

» Le Grenier des Arcs
Galerie Commercial Le Charvet
Tel : 04 79 07 40 76

» Le Laurus
Terrasse du Miravidi - Le Charvet
Tel : 04 79 07 40 09

» Le Plante d’Baton
Terrasse du Miravidi - Le Charvet
Tel : 04 79 07 45 13

» Le Restaurant du Grand Hotel Paradiso
Hôtel Paradiso - Charmettoger
Tel : 04 79 07 65 00

» Le Triangle, le bonheur est dans l'assiette
Les Villards
Tel : 04 79 07 43 45 - Fax : 04 79 07 43 45

» Les Terrasses du Green
Le Charvet Hotel du Golf
Tel : 04 79 41 43 43 - Fax : 04 79 07 46 97

» L’Arpette ( 2050 m)
Entre Arc 1600 et Arc 1800
Tel : 04 79 07 45 80 - Fax : 04 79 07 63 28 

» Mamie Crepe
Place Haute - Les Villards
Tel : 04 79 07 23 88

» Mountain cafe
Galerie Commerciale - Le Charvet
Tel : 04 79 07 00 89

» Tantra
Les Villards
Tel : 04 79 00 71 56

Restaurants  -  Arc 1950
» Chalet de Luigi
Arc 1950 Le Village
Tel : 06 08 57 23 36

» Chez Anne
Les jardins de la cascade
Tel : 04 79 06 43 11

» EAST
Le prince des cimes
Tel : 04 79 00 19 57

» Hemingway Cafe
Le hameau du Glacier
Tel : 04 79 07 34 36

» Il Valentino
Le refuge du montagnard
Tel : 04 79 07 56 48

» La bolee
Les clarines
Tel : 04 79 00 31 74

» Los chicanos
Auberge Jerome
Tel : 06 22 47 93 63

Restaurants  -  Arc 2000
» Chez Eux
Place Basse - Residence Les Lanchettes
Tel : 04 79 07 34 36 - Fax : 04 79 07 28 14

» El Latino Loco
Place Haute
Tel : 04 79 07 79 49

» La Grange de Chez Eux
Résidence Les Lanchettes
Tel : 04 79 07 64 20 - Fax : 04 79 07 28 14

» Le Pre Saint Esprit/ Au pre gourmand
Lieu dit "Pre Saint Esprit"
Tel : 04 79 07 37 46

» Le Red Rock Cafe
Place Basse
Tel : 04 79 07 10 58

» Les Chalets de l’Arc
Dans la Vallee de l’Arc Sur la piste de marmotte
Tel : 04 79 04 15 40 - Fax : 04 79 04 13 55


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Sleep Les Arcs

L’ AIGUILLE ROUGE **

Les Arcs 2000, 218 rooms, located at the foot of the slopes and of the"Aiguille Rouge", facing the "MontBlanc".more about L’ AIGUILLE ROUGE **

L’ANGIVAL **
Bourg St Maurice, 10 rooms, L’ Angival staff will greet you in a newly renovated two star facility in its unique style where the originality offers you comfort and charm.
more about L’ANGIVAL **

L'Orée des Cimes
Location: Peisey Vallandry, Les Arcs / Accommodation Type: Residence
Tucked in the heart of the village of Vallandry, this ‘Résidence’ is sumptuously appointed and offers doorstep skiing into the Paradiski area.
learn more

GRAND PARADISO***
Les Arcs 1800
81 rooms including 15 suites - this large chalet in the heart of the Charmettoger forest is just 300m from the resort centre, offering a panoramic view of the valley and the Mont Blanc. It is a place of genuine luxury where you will receive a royal welcome in a friendly atmosphere.
more about GRAND PARADISO***

HOTEL DU GOLF ***
Les Arcs 1800
246 rooms including 7 suites

Exceptionnal location in charvet village at the foot of the ski slopes. The comfortable rooms and suites benefit from the warmth of wood decoration.more about HOTEL DU GOLF ***

LA CACHETTE ***
Les Arcs 1600
280 rooms including suites

In the heart of the resort, a hotel at the foot of the slopes with excellent services and high standard child care centre.more about LA CACHETTE ***


Chalet Le Passeu

Chalet Le Passeu is a luxury chalet which sleeps 16 guests in 6 beautiful ensuite bedrooms. The chalet is newly renovated and combines traditional craftmanship with contemporary style.

more about Chalet Le Passeu

LES PAGODES DU CHARVET MAEVA (Residence)
Les Arcs 1800

The buildings are located in the heart of the resort, close to shops and cultural activities and 50 m and 200 m from the ski area.more about LES PAGODES DU CHARVET MAEVA (Residence)

HMC ARC 950**** (residence)
Les Arcs 1950

In the heart of Paradiski, a traditional "Village" designed for well-being of visitors. Entertainment, shopping, upscale accommodation and service.more about HMC ARC 950**** (residence)


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Drink Les Arcs

Bars  -  Bourg Saint Maurice

» Bazoom Rider's Kfe
43-57, place de la gare
Tel : 04 79 00 77 18

» Cafe Fiore
6 grande Rue (PMU)
Tel : 04 79 07 64 37

» Hostellerie du Petit St Bernard
74 Av. du Stade
Tel : 04 79 07 04 32

Bars  -  ARC 1600

» Au Ptit Loup
Place du Soleil
Tel : 04 79 07 74 50

» Bar de l’Hotel Beguin
Village des deux têtes
Tel : 04 79 07 02 92

» Bar de l’Hotel Explorers
L’Adret
Tel : 04 79 04 16 00

» Bar des Montagnes
Hotel La Cachette
Tel : 04 79 07 70 50

» Cafe Sol (Bar musical)
Place du Soleil - Face au Cinema
Tel : 04 79 04 13 41 - Fax : 04 79 04 13 41 

» La Malouine
Place du Soleil
Tel : 04 79 07 74 59

» Le Cairn
Place du Soleil
Tel : 04 79 07 79 85

» Les 3 Arcs
Tel : 04 79 06 34 95

» L’Abreuvoir - Bar Concert
Place du Soleil
Tel : 04 79 07 70 50

Bars  -  ARC 1800

»  Chez Boubou , Le Thuria
PMU - LOTO Place Miravidi - Le Charvet
Tel : 04 79 07 40 86 - Fax : 04 79 07 40 86

» Ambiente Cafe
Place Basse des Villards
Tel : 04 79 07 49 51 

» Bar du Grand Hotel Paradiso
Charmettoger
Tel : 04 79 07 65 00

» Before cafe
Les Villards
Tel : 04 79 07 36 47

» BlueBar
Village des Villards - Les Tournavelles
Tel : 04 79 07 48 48

» BOWLING
Aiguille des glaciers Les Villards
Tel : 04 79 06 97 76

» Jungle Cafe
Place Basse des Villards
Tel : 04 79 07 19 62

» L'Aiguille Grive
Village de Charmettoger
Tel : 04 79 07 43 97

» L'Equipe
Le Charvet
Tel : 04 79 22 38 85

» L'etranger
Place Miravidi
Tel : 04 79 07 41 86

» L'Introuvable
Place Haute des Villards
Tel : 04 79 07 34 57

» Le Cactus
Les Tournavelles - Les Villards
Tel : 04 79 07 13 98

» Red Hot Saloon
Galerie des Villards
Tel : 04 79 07 74 52

» Tantra
Les Villards
Tel : 04 79 00 71 56

Bars  -  ARC 1950

» Chalet de Luigi
Arc 1950 Le Village
Tel : 06 08 57 23 36

» Hemingway Cafe
Le hameau du Glacier
Tel : 04 79 04 25 51

» Les belles pintes
Le refuge du montagnard
Tel : 04 79 07 35 42

» PUB Les Belles Pintes
Le Hameau du Glacier
Tel : 04 79 04 19 50

Bars  -  ARC 2000

» Crazy Fox
Chalet altitude
Tel : 04 79 04 03 72

» El Latino Loco
Place Haute
Tel : 04 79 07 79 49

» Le Pre Saint Esprit/ Au pre gourmand
Lieu dit "Pre Saint Esprit"
Tel : 04 79 07 37 46

» Le Red Rock Cafe
Place Basse
Tel : 04 79 07 10 58 

» Whistler's Dream
Chalet des Neiges
Tel : 04 79 04 17 41

Night bars  -  ARC 1600

» Cafe Sol (Bar musical)
Place du Soleil - Face au Cinema
Tel : 04 79 04 13 41 - Fax : 04 79 04 13 41 

Night bars  -  ARC 1800

» Le J.O. - Live Rock Cafe
Galerie de la Poste (le Charvet)
Tel : 04 79 07 40 42

Wine bar  -  ARC 1800

» L'Hedoniste
Terrasse Miravidi
Tel : 04 79 01 40 02


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Getting to Les Arcs

By car
Take the motorway to Albertville, then follow the dual carriageway as far as Moutiers, a pretty little town at the foot of the mountains. Carry on along the RN 90 to Bourg-St-Maurice. Access to the high altitude resorts of les Arcs is via a wide road from which you can start to admire the scenery.

By train

(GIF)There are direct TGV trains from Paris and Lille and direct sleeper trains from most of the main cities in France.
If you are coming from London, the Eurostar will take you directly to Bourg-Saint-Maurice, as will the Thalys train from Amsterdam and Brussels.

All of the European cities lead to Bourg-Saint-Maurice!

When you arrive at Bourg-Saint-Maurice station, you can choose between the Arc-en-Ciel funicular that goes up to Arc 1600 in 7 minutes, coach (Autocars Martin, tel. + 33 (0)4 79 07 04 49, www.autocars-martin.com) or taxi (contact) transfer.

If you’ve already got your ski-pass in your pocket, your journey in the funicular is already sorted. Jump aboard!

By plane

Lyon Saint Exupery Airport www.lyon.aeroport.fr
Tel. +33 (0)826 800 826
Satobus Alpes www.satobus-alps.com

Chambery - Aix airport www.chambery.aeroport.fr
Tel. +33 (0)4 79 54 49 66
Trans’neige, tel. for bookings +33(0)4 79 68 32 90

Geneva Cointrin Airport (Switzerland) www.gva.ch
Tel. +41 22 717 71 11
French Information Service : www.alpski-bus.com ou www.altibus.com
Bookings : +41 22 798 20 00

Heli Mountains - Tel. +33 (0)6 11 74 38 83

Shuttles service

Throughout the winter, regular shuttle service mean you can travel free of charge from 7 am till 7.30 pm between the resorts of Les Arcs (Arc 1600, Arc 1800, Arc 1950 and Arc 2000) and also with the cable car between Arc 1950 and Arc 2000.

From Bourg Saint Maurice, Free regular shuttle service, from Bourg St Maurice to the foot of Les Ecudets chairlift (ski access for La Rosière), passing through Seez. There’s also a free service from Bourg St Maurice to Landry, passing through Hauteville-Gondon.

There are fare-paying shuttles to the other Haute Tarentaise resorts.

Taxis

Taxis

Phone

Bourg Saint Maurice

 

A Aero Arc Taxi Taxis

Tel. 06 86 24 23 83

A Arc Taxi

Tel. 04 79 07 47 95

A.G.S.

Tel. 04 79 40 11 00

AArthur Taxi Sarl

Tel. 06.14.18.26.11

Borne des taxis

Tel. 04 79 07 03 94

Arc 1800 les Villards

 

Station taxis

Tel. 04 79 07 67 41

Taxi Boirat

Tel. 06 03 22 72 68 / 06 13 61 63 10

Taxi Will’s

Tel. 06 15 55 15 51


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Practical Guide

Information on Les Arcs Ski Schools, equipment hire, facilities for children and getting about.Click here for a practical guide to Les Arcs


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