2014/15 New year skiing in the Alps
La Plagne is an intermediate's paradise, with 85% of the piste comprising blue or red runs. La Plagne also offers excellent off-piste terrain. Due to its high position, La Plagne sees a lot of snow-fall and has some fantastic views over the surrounding area. La Plagne comprises 10 villages, each well-equipped with shops, bars and restaurants.
Les Arcs located in the Savoie Region and connected to the Paradiski area offers something for all level skiers and boarders. 120 runs â?? over 50% being red and blue runs, great off piste and challenging black runs as well as a specialist park and speed skiing course.
The ski resorts were established between the two world wars. This period, the "big bang" of the winter sports, ended with the creation of a renowned resort in Haute Savoie just after 1945. This resort was an achievment of the baroness of Rotschild to challenge the neighbouring Swiss alpine resorts