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Arc 1950 Resort

Arc 1950 Ski Resort Guide

Arc 1950 has enjoyed unprecedented success with its great location, door step skiing and all the facilities a resort needs within a few steps from your accommodation. The resort has pedestrian cobbled streets, several restaurants/bars, sports shops for ski and snowboard  hire, an international ski school and a ski pass office.  There is also a bakery, a SPAR mini market, a store selling regional produce, a specialist wine shop, a snack food outlet, a health and beauty shop also offering massage and physiotherapy, a newsagent, a souvenir shop, a children’s toys and clothing store, a jewellery shop and the Erna Low Property office.




High Altitude

Family Friendly

Other Facilities

The Resort Club Arc 1950 “Le Village” offers a weekly entertainment programme for everyone. Examples of this are:

  • Floodlit skiing, torchlight descents and night time cross country 
  • Cartoon and movie shows 
  • Face painting and temporary tattoo artist 
  • Local story telling 
  • Ski joering (being pulled behind a horse on skis).

Facilities for Children

The Cariboo's club is run by the local ski school (spirit 1950) and runs two groups. The 'Petite Cariboo' for children 9 months to 3 years old and the 'Cariboo club' for children from 3 - 13 years old. Click here for more information. We also provide ski property for sale in Arc 1950.

Resort Map

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Ski Accommodation in Arc 1950

Arc 1950 Le Village

Arc 1950 Le Village

As one of our most popular destinations, ‘Le Village’ is made up of 8 Savoie style buildings each with its own unique décor. The intimate pedestrian village offers convenient ski in, ski out access...
Arc 1950

Prince des Cimes Private Apartment 4009

Fantastically situated in the Prince des Cimes building this spacious apartment enjoys fabulous views of the swimming pool, slopes and surrounding mountains...

Arc 1950 Mountain Info

Located just below the village of Arc 2000, Arc 1950 offers excellent access to the slopes and great high altitude skiing. More experienced skiers can access the Aiguille Rouge, at an altitude of over 3,000m within three lifts from the resort, while there are plenty of cruising blues above Arc 2000 for more recreational skiers.

Les Arcs offers a huge diversity of skiing with pistes for every standard of skier or boarder.  All the villages have easily accessible nursery slopes and intermediates will love the interlinked blue and red runs that range from high, wide, open space to sheltered tree runs.  Experienced skiers will enjoy the variety of black runs and the guided off-piste or they may even wish to try their hand at speed skiing.  Les Arcs has fantastic facilities for boarders with a snow park and 3 permanent boardercross (one in Arc 1600 and two in Arc 2000). New this winter: Rodeo Park, at the top of the Col de la Chal (arrival point of the Transarc gondola lift or Arcabulle chair lift): 3,000 metres of pure fun and exhilaration!

Resort Altitude: 1950

Summit Elevation: 3226

Vertical Drop: 27,000m

Total Pistes: 100

0 41 24 16

Number of Lifts: 42

Snow Parks: 1

Arc 1950 Piste Map

Les arsc 1950 piste map

Arc 1950 Ski Passes

The following prices are based on Winter 2015/16.

Prices apply for period 19/12/15-15/04/16. For discounted rates for other dates please call us in the office.

Les Arcs/Peisey Vallandry Only Adults
(14-64 yrs)
(6-13 yrs)
(65-71 yrs)
6 Days £192 £150 £150
7 Days £224 £175 £175
8 Days £255 £199 £199
13 Days £413 £322 £322


Paradiski Discovery Adults
(14-64 yrs)
Children / Senior
(6-13yrs) / (65-71 yrs)
(2 ad + 2 ch 6-17yrs)
Extra Child
6 Days £208 £163 £651 £163
7 Days £240 £187 £749 £187
8 Days £272 £212 £848 £212


Paradiski Unlimited Adults
(14-64 yrs)
Children / Senior
(6-13yrs) / (65-71 yrs)
(2 ad + 2 ch 6-17yrs)
Extra Child
6 Days £224 £175 £698 £175
7 Days £255 £199 £797 £199
8 Days £293 £228 £914 £228
13 Days £479 £374    

Special Offers:

Paradiski Unlimited Special Offer: Buy a 6- or 7-day Paradiski Unlimited pass for the price of a Les Arcs/Peisey Vallandry local area price for skiing between 19th-25th March 2016.

Buy 2 adult passes and receive 1 child pass for free: For every 2 adult Les Arcs/Peisey Vallandry, Paradiski Discovery and Paradiski Unlimited passes purchased, receive one free child pass (of the same type) for children under the age of 14. Valid for 6- or 7-day passes for skiing between 19th-25th December 2015 and 2nd-22nd April 2016.

Contact our sales team for more information, or to book your ski passes.

Exchange rate fluctuations mean that our web prices may appear more expensive than if you buy your ski passes in resort. Please call us on 0207 584 2841 and we will happily price match for you – we guarantee very competitive prices!

Arc 1950 Ski Rentals

  6 days
(7th free)
8 days 13 days
Premium Package
Skis & boots £123 £144 £205
Skis only £93 £108 £154
Precision Package
Skis/snowboard & boots  £101 £118 £168
Skis/snowboard only £76 £89 £126
Boots only £36 £42 £59
Sensation Package
Skis/snowboard & boots £83 £96 £137
Skis/snowboard only £62 £72 £103
Adult Helmet £27 £36 £59
Junior Precision Package (10-12yrs)
Skis & boots £61 £71 £101
Skis only £46 £53 £76
Junior Package (7-9yrs)
Skis/Snowboard & boots £39 £45 £77
Skis only £29 £34 £58
Baby Package (-6yrs)
Skis & boots £29 £33 £57
Skis only £22 £25 £43  
Junior Helmet (-12yrs)  £15 £17 £24

Arc 1950 Ski Schools

Spirit 1950 Ski School Prices

Spirit 1950 ski school is based in the centre of the village and offers personalised, English-speaking lessons with experienced, qualified instructors.

The following prices are based on Winter 2015/16.

Adult and Child Ski Lessons
Adult and Child Ski Lessons Child (5-13 yrs) Adult (14 yrs+)
6x Half Day Morning Group Lessons £142 £142
6x Half Day Afternoon Group Lessons £142 £142
6x Half Day Midday Group Lessons (February holidays only) £138 £138
Snowboard Lessons
Snowboard Lessons 10 yrs+
6x Half Day Afternoon Group Lessons £146

 *A minimum of 6 participants are required for snowboard lessons to run.

Infant Introduction To Skiing
Infant Introduction to Skiing Child (3-4 yrs)
6x Half Day Morning Group Lessons £154
6x Half Day Afternoon Group Lessons £154
Junior Backcountry Lessons
Junior Backcountry Lessons Child (12-17 yrs)
6x Half Day Morning Group Lessons £162
6x Half Day Afternoon Group Lessons £162

*Backcountry lessons include half-day lessons Sunday-Thursday and a full day on Friday

To book full day creche with lunch please book with the Cariboo Club directly.

All lessons are subject to availability.  Please note that prior to booking Spirit 1950 lessons through Erna Low, clients are required to read the Spirit 1950 booking terms & conditions.

Arc 1950 Travel Information

Approx. distance from Calais: 958 km
Driving time from Calais: 9 hrs 10 mins
Approx tolls from Calais: £33 ea. way
Gateway airports: Geneva - 153 km
Lyon - 214 km
Chambery - 115 km

Underground car parking int the village is independently owned, visit to book – approx. 85€/car/week but this can change depending on dates of travel; alternative free outdoor parking is available approximately 5km away (accessible by free resort bus within operating hours).

Please note that the above website is in French, please click here to view instructions in English.

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