Les Arcs resort guide
Les Arcs is made up of five main areas situated at different altitudes, Bourg Saint Maurice is the main town at the foot of the ski area from here you can use the Funicular to access Arc 1600.
Arc 1600 enjoys good access to the slopes and has many self catered options nestled in the tree line.
Arc 1800 is slightly bigger with more après ski and a good shopping area.
Arc 1950 is the newest and has a self contained feel with many fine restaurants and bars.
Finally is Arc 2000, actually situated at 2100 metres at the top of the mountain with amazing access to the top slopes and snow sure skiing of the highest quality.
With a high percentage of runs being situated above 2000 metres and the highest point being the Aiguille Rouge with an elevation of 3,227 metres above sea level snow sure skiing is sure to be on the cards. Get to the top of the Aiguille Rouge on a clear day and you can see the top of Mont Blanc.
What we like about Les Arcs
- Great tree runs down through Arcs 1600
- Shopping areas in Arcs 1800
- Busy bars and restaurants of Arc 1950
- Snow park just up from Arc 1600
- Lots of challenging skiing
- Wide, open runs for intermediates
- Views of Mont Blanc
Other things to do in Les Arcs
Les Arcs airport transfers
Geneva airport is probably our most popular airport to get to Les Arcs because of the convenient flight times. Travel time is around two and a half hours. Depart about 5 hours before your flight time (subject to road conditions).
Lyon and Grenoble are also around two and a half hours drive and Chambéry airport is the closest with a one and a half hour transfer time.
To book an airport transfer from Geneva to Les Arcs or any other of the airports mentioned simply use the quick quote form on the right of the page, get your competitive quote and request a transfer.
Our office will send you a link to make a secure on line card payment and you are all booked in.
Our system will send you a confirmation and a reminder SMS and email the day before you travel giving you the drivers contact number and our office is available 24/7 during the winter months.
Useful Les Arcs links
Accommodation in Les Arcs
ERNA LOW ARC 1950 SKI HOLIDAYS: Erna Low is one of the UK’s oldest and most experienced ski holiday specialists; providing accommodation and holidays to the best ski resorts around the world, including Les Arcs.
SNO: Chalets, hotels & cheap ski deals in the world’s top 200 resorts.
PVR RENTALS: Self catered and catered ski chalets in the Les Arcs area.
Ski schools in Les Arcs
NEWGEN: New Generation Ski School based in Les Arcs
AIM SNOW SPORTS: Private lessons, beginner lessons and off piste lessons in Les Arcs.
Ski hire in Les Arcs
SKI SET: Ski set hire Les Arcs 1800